Category: Non-Alcoholic

Banana and Mango Smoothie

Banana and Mango Smoothie 2 ripe bananas 1 ripe mango 1 cup (250ml) milk 1/4 cup (60ml) natural yogurt 1 Tablespoon comb honey Place all ingredients in blender and whiz for a few minutes until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately....

Banana Chocolate Milkshake

Banana Chocolate Milkshake 1 cup skim milk 2 Tablespoons cocoa 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 medium ripe banana, sliced 8 large ice cubes In blender container pour milk. Add cocoa. Cover, blend on low speed until well mixed. Add sugar, vanilla and banana. Cover, blend until...

Banana Smoothie (Age: 8 Months +)

Banana Smoothie Age: 8 Months + 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 large banana Blend, strain and pour into baby’s bottle....

Basic Lemonade

Basic Lemonade 3 1/2 cups Water 1 cup Fresh squeezed Lemon juice* 1/2-1 cup Granulated sugar (to taste) Mix water and lemon juice, dissolving the sugar into the mixture. Chill. Serve in a beautiful pitcher, garnish with lemon slices. Serve over ice. * about 4-6 large lemons...

Basic Lemonade Syrup Base

Basic Lemonade Syrup Base 1 1/2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup Boiling water Zest of 1 lemon 1 1/2 cups Lemon juice Dissolve sugar into boiling water, turn off. Add zest and lemon juice. Refrigerate in jar or covered container. To use: Mix 1/4 cup syrup base to 3/4 cup...

Berry Thickshake

Berry Thickshake Serves 2 300g frozen mixed berries or 200g fresh strawberries 2 cups milk 4 large scoops of berry-flavoured frozen yoghurt 1. Place berries in a blender. Add milk and scoops frozen yoghurt. Blend until smooth. 2. Divide among tall serving glasses and serve with extra scoops of...

Breakfast Wake-up

Breakfast Wake-up 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup yoghurt Blend both ingredients together for a great start to your day....

Carambola Juice

Carambola Juice Carambola Water or pineapple juice Cut off any green edges of the carambola. Liquidise the carambola and strain the juice. Dilute with water or pineapple juice to taste. Serve chilled with ice cubes....

Cherry Cooler

Cherry Cooler Serves 4 1 egg 1 banana, chopped 1/4 cup honey 2 x 200g tubs cherry yogurt 100g pitted cherries 1 cup milk Place egg, banana, honey, yogurt, cherries and milk in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with cherries and mint on a...

Chocolate Banana Shake

Chocolate Banana Shake Serves 4 Place 3 chopped bananas, 2 Tablespoons drinking chocolate, 2 cups milk, 1 egg and 1 Tablespoon malted milk powder into a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and top with drinking chocolate. Garnish with banana slices on a skewer and serve with a...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Thick Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Thick Shake 1/4 cup milk 2 scoops vanilla ice cream 1 Tablespoon chocolate syrup 2 Tablespoons peanut butter Blend for one minute. You can try almond butter in place of peanut butter and chocolate chips in place of chocolate syrup. Serves 2....

Delicious Hot Chocolate

Delicious Hot Chocolate Serves: 1 cup 25g Plain chocolate, broken pinch nutmeg and/or cinnamon 200ml Milk 1/4 tsp vanilla essence Sugar, to taste 1 Tbsp Double cream, whipped a sprinkle Grated chocolate 1. Place the chocolate, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, milk and sugar to taste in a saucepan. Heat gently...

Fast Fruit Shake

Fast Fruit Shake Serves 4 1 cup natural reduced-fat yoghurt 1/2 cup skim milk 2 medium peaches or nectarines, sliced (about 2 cups) 1 cup fresh strawberries, or 1 cup frozen strawberries, partially thawed 1 banana, sliced 1 Tablespoon wheat germ (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond essence 1/4...

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Fresh Fruit Smoothie 1/2 cup soy milk (or other milk) 1/2 cup white grape juice 1 cup strawberries, stemmed 1/2 cup pineapple chunks 1/2 lemon, squeezed (for tartness if desired) 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin C powder (1 capsule) Pinch salt, preferable grey salt Small handful fresh seedless grapes Add all...

Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer 50g fresh bakers yeast 300ml water 2 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp sugar Start a Ginger Beer plant by placing 50g of fresh bakers yeast in a jar with about 300ml of water, 2 teaspoons of ground ginger and 2 teaspoons of sugar. Feed the plant each...

Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer 140g ginger, grated 3 lemons, juiced, 1L sparkling mineral water 4 Tbsp muscovado sugar Sprinkle grated ginger with the sugar, add the rind of two lemons. Bash in a pestle and mortar or with a rolling pin, add most of the lemon juice, and the water. Allow...

Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer 2 gallons boiling water 2 lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 2 pounds sugar, granulated 2 ounces ginger, chopped 1/2 teaspoon yeast Boil the water in a stainless steel or enamel pot. Add all remaining ingredients except the yeast. Simmer 20 minutes. Cool to lukewarm...

High-Energy Shake

High-Energy Shake 1/2 cup low-fat or skim milk 250 mL 1/2 cup fruit juice 250 mL 3 Tbsp plain yogurt 45 mL 1/2 banana (preferably frozen the night before) 1/2 a handful of berries Combine all ingredients and blend till smooth....

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade 5 lemons 125g sugar 625ml water 2 litres soda water Wash lemons well. Grate or finely chop the peel (or zest) from two lemons (do not use the white pith). Juice the zested lemons along with the remaining lemons. Hint: Popping the lemons in the microwave for...

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade 4 cups white sugar 2 cups water 2 cups fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons citric acid 2 teaspoons tartaric acid water or soda water, ice, mint leaves Place sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 min. then add the lemon...

Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate 2 cups milk 2 Tablespoons honey 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder Combine 1 cup milk, honey, and cocoa powder in a saucepan and heat on stove on low/medium heat until honey and cocoa dissolve. Add the other cup of milk. Heat until you get the temperature just the...

Juicy Fruit Punch

Juicy Fruit Punch 4 fluid ounces fresh orange juice 4 fluid ounces cranberry juice 2 fluid ounces apple juice 2 Tablespoons pineapple juice 2 fluid ounces lemon-lime flavoured carbonated beverage 2 fluid ounces sparkling water 1/4 cup sliced frozen strawberries In a bowl or pitcher, combine the orange, cranberry,...

Lemon Fizz

Lemon Fizz Utensils: lemon squeezer Tablespoon chopping board knife 2 straws tall glasses Ingredients: 2 lemons soda water 2 Tablespoons icing sugar ice cubes Method: 1. Ask an adult to cut the lemons in half. 2. Squeeze the juice from 2 lemon halves into each glass. 3. Add 1...

Lemonade

Lemonade Makes 1.5 litres 350ml lemon juice 220g (1 cup) caster sugar 1.25 litres soda water 2 lemons, thinly sliced 2 cups ice, plus more for serving 1. Add the lemon juice and sugar to a large jug or jar. Pour in about half the soda water, and stir...

Lime Ginger Soda

Lime Ginger Soda 1 lime, sliced 1/2 thumb ginger, minced 3 Tbsp sugar 3 Tbsp water 1 cup sparkling water, cold Place the lime, ginger, sugar, and water into a pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Make sure all the sugar is dissolved and then remove...

Malted Egg Flip

Malted Egg Flip Serves 4 3 cups milk 4 eggs 1/4 cup malt powder 3 teaspoons vanilla Place all ingredients into a blender and blend mixture until smooth. Pour into glasses, top with chocolate shavings and sprinkle with a little nutmeg....

Mango and Coconut Lassi

Mango and Coconut Lassi Serving size: Serves 2 1 cup Australian low fat natural yoghurt, well chilled 1 cup Australian low fat milk, well chilled 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 3/4 cup chopped fresh or canned mango 1-2 drops coconut essence Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until...

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi 1 cup skim milk 200g natural low-fat yoghurt 1 small mango, peeled and mashed crushed ice 1. Place milk, yoghurt and mango into a blender and blend until smooth. 2. Pour over crushed ice and serve....

Mango Lassi

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mango Lassi Serves 4 2 large ripe mangoes or 4 frozen mango cheeks 1 cup (280 g) natural yoghurt 100ml milk Zest and juice of 1 lime Brown sugar or honey, to taste (optional) A sprig of mint, to garnish 1. Place...

Mango Smoothie

Mango Smoothie 2 or 3 mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate 1 cup milk 8 ice cubes, crushed in the blender In blender, add the mangoes, orange juice concentrate, and milk to the crushed ice. Blend on high until all the ingredients are...

Mango Tango Smoothie

Mango Tango Smoothie 1/2 cup mango, peeled and diced 1/2 cup plain non-fat yogurt crushed ice sprig of fresh mint for garnish Place mango, yogurt and ice in a blender or food processor and whirl away. Pour into glass and garnish with a mint sprig if desired. You may...

Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie 2 Servings 1 mango 400ml skim milk 1/2 cup low-fat natural yoghurt 2 tablespoons almond meal 1 tablespoon Manuka honey Ice cubes Peel and chop mango and place in a blender with skim milk, low-fat natural yoghurt, almond meal,...

Mexican Sunrise Punch

Mexican Sunrise Punch 1 can Orange juice concentrate 1 can Lemonade concentrate 1 can Limeade concentrate 9 cups Water 2/3 cup soda water 1 can Ginger ale (12 oz.) Grenadine syrup Mint leaves Lime slices; for garnish Ice cubes Put frozen juices in a medium-size punch bowl or large...

Mixed Berry Punch

Mixed Berry Punch 1 teabag 1 cup (250ml) boiling water 120g raspberries 150g blueberries 125g strawberries, halved 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves 750ml chilled sparkling apple cider 2 1/2 cups (625ml) chilled lemonade Place teabag in mug, cover with the boiling water; stand 10 minutes. Squeeze teabag...

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog 1 whole egg 1 tablespoon superfine sugar Pinch salt 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup milk Nutmeg Beat the egg with the sugar and salt and pour into a 10-ounce highball glass. Add vanilla and milk and stir to mix. Grate a little nutmeg on top. Serves 1...

Passionfruit Smoothie

Passionfruit Smoothie Serves 2 1/4 watermelon (about 300g flesh) 2 ripe kiwifruit Pulp from 6 passionfruit (about 200ml), strained if desired Chop melon into 4cm pieces, discarding any seeds. Transfer to a plastic container and place in freezer for 2 hours. Peel and roughly chop kiwifruit. Place passionfruit pulp,...

Pineapple Fizz

Pineapple Fizz Serves 4 Take 1 small pineapple and remove the skin and core, roughly chop flesh and place in a blender with 2 x 100g tubs frozen yogurt. Blend until smooth. Pour into the base of 4 glasses and top each with mineral water or lemonade. Garnish with...

Pineapple Paradise

Pineapple Paradise 3 cups pineapple juice 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup crushed pineapple 1 cup crushed ice Mineral water to serve Pineapple leaves to garnish 1. Blend pineapple juice with coconut milk and crushed pineapple. 2. Strain into jug with crushed ice. 3. Top with mineral water and...

Pink Lemonade

Pink Lemonade 1/2 cup white sugar 6 cups boiling water 13/4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 x 300gm punnet strawberries – hulls removed and sliced crushed ice 1. Place white sugar and boiling water in a large jug and whisk until sugar has dissolved. Stir in lemon juice,...

Punch

Punch Utensils: chopping board knife large jug tall drinking glasses can-opener long-handled spoon Ingredients: 1 litre pineapple juice 1 x 425 ml can apricot nectar 1 litre lemonade 1 litre ginger ale 3 oranges 1 apple mint sprigs Method: 1. Chill the pineapple juice, apricot nectar, lemonade and ginger...

Punch

Punch 2x 1.25L bottles ginger ale 2x 1.25L bottles lemonade 1x small tin pineapple juice 1x small tin fruit salad 1x 1.25L orange cordial Pour everything into a huge bowl (or bucket). Submitted by...

Simple Eggnog

Simple Eggnog 4 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 1 quart milk, chilled 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt Nutmeg Beat three whole eggs and 1 yolk until very thick and light in colour. Add 1 2/3 tablespoons sugar, beating in thoroughly. Stir in milk, vanilla, and salt and pour...

Strawberry Delight Smoothie

Strawberry Delight Smoothie Serves 1 1 cup milk 1 cup vanilla yogurt 4 large strawberries (or 1 cup frozen strawberries) 1 small banana cut up Blend for one minute....

Strawberry Egg Shake

Strawberry Egg Shake 2 raw eggs in a blender dash of cream (amount your choice) 1/2 cup of water or more (Your choice) 3-6 strawberries Splenda for sweetening Blend and enjoy....

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie 1/2 punnet strawberries 1 cup milk 1/2 cup yoghurt Mint sprig, to garnish 1. Wash and hull the strawberries, reserving one for garnish. 2. Blend together the strawberries, milk and yoghurt. 3. Serve in a chilled glass and garnish with the reserved strawberry and mint sprig....

Strawberry Twister

Strawberry Twister Serving size: Serves 2 1/2 punnet strawberries 1 Tablespoon water 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup reduced fat vanilla yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 4 scoops reduced fat mango frozen yogurt Blend strawberries and water in a blender until smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons of puree for decoration. Add...

Summer Passion Non-Alcoholic Punch

Summer Passion Non-Alcoholic Punch 1 bottle chilled sparkling grape juice 850ml pineapple juice (fresh or canned) 6 passionfruit (pulp only) 1/4 bunch of mint leaves, torn Combine fruit pulp and juice with mint in a jug. Add a couple of handfuls of ice – not too much or the...

Summertime Punch

Summertime Punch 6 strawberries, quartered 1 x 25 litre bottle lemonade 1 x 750ml bottle ginger ale 1 x 850ml can pineapple juice 3 cups orange juice fresh pineapple wedges to decorate 1. Place a strawberry quarter in each hole of 2 x 12-hole ice-cube trays. Divide 2 cups...

Sunrise Smoothie

Sunrise Smoothie 3/4 cup non-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt (sugar-free or regular) 1 cup fresh or frozen fruit 1/4 cup orange juice 2 ice cubes 1 heaping tablespoon flax meal, oat bran, rice bran, or toasted-wheat germ (optional) 1. Place all the ingredients in a blender, and blend until...

Sunshine Special

Sunshine Special 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1-1 1/2 tablespoons honey, to taste 1/2 cup yoghurt Ice cubes (optional) Blend together all the ingredients. Serve immediately. Variation: Replace the pineapple juice with your favourite juice....

Vanilla Milkshake

Vanilla Milkshake Utensils: large screw-top jar with lid large spoon measuring cups and spoons 2 glasses Ingredients: 2 scoops vanilla ice-cream 500 ml milk 1 Tablespoon icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Method: 1. Measure milk, sugar, vanilla and ice-cream into the jar. Screw the lid on tightly. 2. Hold...

Watermelon and Lime Granita

Watermelon and Lime Granita Serves 6 1 cup water 2 to 3 limes 3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 (1kg) seedless watermelon peeled and cut into pieces, deseeded Heat water, 1/3 cup juice and sugar in a saucepan over low heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Add melon. Bring to the...

Watermelon and Lime Slush

Watermelon and Lime Slush Flesh from 1 watermelon Chunk of fresh ginger, grated To Serve: 2 limes, cut into wedges Crushed ice Press melon flesh and ginger through a juicer, then pour into a jug half-filled with crushed ice. Serve at once with lime wedges, or use to make...

Watermelon Fizz

Watermelon Fizz 1/2 cup of watermelon, pips removed 1/2 cup soda water Crushed ice In a processor blend ice and water melon for 30 seconds, pour into glass and top with soda water....

Wild Strawberry Smoothie

Wild Strawberry Smoothie 1 cup apple juice 1 cup frozen strawberries 1/2 cup frozen bananas 1 cup non-fat vanilla Frozen yogurt 1/2 cup of ice Pour the apple juice, the other ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth....