Tropical Rum Punch Recipe

Caribbean Rum Punch Cocktail

This fresh and fruity rum punch recipe is made with three types of fruit juice and coconut rum. Perfect for entertaining! When it comes to entertaining, I love serving big batch cocktails that I can prepare ahead of time. Depending on the size of the group, guests can either serve

Kir Royale Recipe

Kir Royale

The Kir Royale is a festive French cocktail made with sparkling wine topped with blackberry liquor such as Chambord. If you ask me, life is a celebration so I always have a bottle of bubbles chilling in my refrigerator for when the occasion arises. While there’s nothing wrong with a

Blueberry Vodka Lemonade

Homemade Blueberry Vodka Lemonade

This light and refreshing blueberry flavored vodka lemonade is sweetened with blueberry syrup and made with a splash of fragrant orange blossom water. When it comes to summer entertaining, I love making big-batch cocktails that can be prepped a day or two ahead such as this beautiful Blueberry Vodka Lemonade

Mango Lassi Recipe

Easy Mango Lassi Recipe (5 Ingredients)

This cool, creamy and refreshing mango lassi uses only 5 ingredients, is naturally sweetened, vegan and perfect for enjoying with spicy foods. Growing up in a Middle Eastern household, we always have plain, unsweetened yogurt in our house. Whether we mix it with cucumber and mint for a quick yogurt

strawberry moscow mule in cup

Strawberry Moscow Mule Cocktail

A fresh and fruity spin on the classic Moscow Mule recipe, these strawberry mules are made with fresh berries, lime juice and mint. For a spicy kick, you can choose to infuse your simple syrup with jalapenos if you wish. Moscow Mules are one of my favorite cocktails for entertaining.

Moscow Mule Recipe with Cranberry Juice

Cranberry Moscow Mule

These light and refreshing Moscow mules get a splash of color from cranberry juice. The perfect cocktail recipe for entertaining! Earlier this month we hosted over 50 friends and family for our annual adults-only cocktail party. There is nothing that makes this ESFJ gal happier than hosting and feeding all

Pomegranate Mimosas Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Sparkling Pomegranate Mimosas

A seasonal twist on the classic mimosas, pomegranate juice and sparkling wine come together to create the perfect brunch cocktail recipe. During the hectic holiday months, brunch is one of my favorite ways to entertain friends and family. Casual, affordable and way less pressure than an evening affair, there is

Apple Cider Ginger Beer Sangria Recipe

Apple Cider Sangria

The ultimate fall punch for entertaining, this apple cider sangria recipe is made with spicy ginger beer, fresh apple cider and dry white wine. Does anyone else love fall entertaining season as much as I do? Between the endless array of birthday parties (it seems everyone in my immediate and

Raspberry Peach Frozen Sangria Recipe

Peach Raspberry Frozen Sangria

Frozen raspberry peach sangria slushees are the ultimate drink for one, two or a crowd. Ideal for any frozen fruit you have on hand! Summer entertaining season is here and while I love hosting friends and family any time of year, it’s so nice to be able to utilize our

Spicy Bloody Mary Recipe with Bacon

Spicy Bloody Mary With Jalepeno Vodka

This Bloody Mary recipe gets a spicy kick from homemade jalapeño-infused vodka that’s easy to make and pairs perfectly with the smoky, salty bacon garnish. There is so much to love about a good Bloody Mary. Easy to prep ahead, great for entertaining a crowd, delicious spiked or virgin, and

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Easy French 75 Cocktail Recipe

The ultimate celebratory cocktail recipe, the French 75 cocktail is bright, refreshing, and effervescent. Made with just three simple ingredients including gin, champagne, and lemon juice. When it comes to cocktails, I like them citrus-forward, effervescent, and well-balanced (read: not too sweet.) Prosecco is my drink of choice when I

Mixed Berry Mojito Recipe

Mixed Berry Mojitos

The ultimate easy cocktail recipe, these mixed berry mojitos are bright, refreshing and ideal for summer entertaining. My ideal summertime cocktail is well balanced (not too sweet), fruity and fizzy. If fresh herbs or ginger are involved in some way, all the better. Since everyone typically has fresh mint taking

DIY Vietnamese Iced Coffee Recipe

How To Make Vietnamese Iced Coffee

An easy DIY Vietnamese Iced Coffee recipe, my version requires just two ingredients. Ready in minutes, this is the ultimate refreshing coffee drink. One of the reasons I love cooking Vietnamese-inspired recipes is because it reminds me of my childhood. Whenever we went out to eat or went on vacation,

Chai Infused White Russian

Chai Infused White Russian Cocktail

A modern twist on the classic white Russian recipe, vodka is infused with chai tea to create a rich and creamy cinnamon-spiced cocktail.  Between Friendsgiving celebrations, holiday open houses, Christmas parties, Hanukkah dinners and New Year’s Eve festivities, I figured we could all use another easy cocktail recipe for the season!

Tom Collins Drink In Copper Mug

Classic Tom Collins Recipe

A classic gin cocktail, this Tom Collins recipe is made with fresh orange and lemon juice then topped with sparkling club soda. The ultimate party drink! The entertaining season is right around the corner so I thought it might be a good time to finally share one of my all-time

Strawberry Mojito -an easy cocktail recipe

Strawberry Mojito

Perfect for entertaining, these strawberry mojitos are fresh and fruity. Summer is still in full swing here in Michigan so I hope you don’t mind me sneaking in one last strawberry recipe before we head into apple and pumpkin allthethings. With the long holiday weekend right around the corner I

Orange Blossom Lemonade - a refreshing drink recipe

Orange Blossom Lemonade

A refreshing drink for summer, homemade lemonade is flavored with orange blossom water to create the ultimate lemonade recipe. It’s not every day that I make homemade lemonade but when I do, I always add a splash of orange blossom water. It’s a trick I learned from my mom and

Blood Orange Margaritas - a fun and fruity cocktail recipe

Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas

These sweet-tart frozen blood orange margaritas are perfectly balanced and ideal for entertaining. As we head into the busy entertaining season, I can’t think of anything more celebratory than a thick and frosty frozen margarita.  Sweet, tart and perfectly tangy, these blood orange margaritas are made with white tequila and

Orange Ginger Spritzer - a fruity non-alcoholic drink recipe

Orange Ginger Spritzer

Made with fresh orange and lemon juice, this ginger-infused non-alcoholic drink is ideal for warm weather entertaining. Add prosecco to turn into a fruity cocktail. My beautiful friend Joanne is expecting her first baby (it’s a girl!) any minute now and I couldn’t be more excited to participate in her virtual

Spanish Sangria

5 Ingredient Spanish Sangria

Using just 5 simple ingredients, this fresh and fruity sangria recipe is ideal for entertaining and perfect for making ahead of time. Sangria always brings a smile to my face and reminds me of the time I spent in Spain when I was studying abroad in college. Fresh, fruity and

Sparkling Apple Cider

Sparkling Apple Cider Punch

Made with or without alcohol, your guests will love this Sparkling Apple Cider Punch- perfect for fall entertaining! Last week my first child had a birthday and we celebrated with our annual turkey chili party with all the toppings! This kid is such a crack-up. He wanted to make silly faces

Frozen Lemonade with Rose Water - The Lemon Bowl

Frozen Lemonade with Rose Water

The ultimate warm weather refreshment, this frozen lemonade is made with freshly squeezed lemon juice and a splash of rose water. Growing up, my mom and aunts would always flavor lemonade with a splash of orange blossom or rose water. Popular in Middle Eastern cuisine, these all-natural flavor enhancers are

Blackberry Ginger Smash HR

Blackberry Ginger Smash with Thyme

Ideal for entertaining, this refreshing non-alcoholic Blackberry Ginger Smash is made with muddled blackberries, lemon, ginger beer and fresh thyme. When it comes to warm weather celebrations, I am all about the fresh fruit cocktail (or mocktail!) Today is no exception which is why I’ve created this Blackberry Ginger Smash with

Citrus Orange Mojitos - The Lemon Bowl

Orange Blossom Citrus Mojitos

Perfect for warm weather sipping, these orange blossom citrus mojitos are a refreshing new twist on the classic mojito. Spring has finally sprung here in Michigan and everyone is giddy with joy! One of the greatest gifts of enduring a brutally long and cold winter is the anticipation of warmer weather.

Frozen Hot Chocolate - The Lemon Bowl

Frozen Hot Chocolate

A healthy version of the drink made famous by Serendipity in New York City, my Frozen Hot Chocolate is made without any store-bought hot cocoa mix and is completely guilt-free! I have an embarrassing confession: I just watched the movie Frozen for the first time a couple weeks ago. Yes friends,

Carrot Ginger Orange Juice

Carrot Orange Ginger Juice

A bright and refreshing way to start your day, this Carrot Orange Ginger Juice packs a nutritional punch. Today is the first week of our Healthy New Year 6-Week Challenge and I couldn’t be more excited to get this party started! Each week, Dara and I will be rolling out

Mexican Hot Chocolate - The Lemon Bowl

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Velvety chocolate goodness in every sip, this Mexican Hot Chocolate is a fun twist on the classic cold-weather favorite.  We have officially entered the most wonderful time of year! Our social calendars are packed with festive occasions, our kitchens are over flowing with warm aromas and we no longer need an excuse to paint

Raspberry Ginger Bellini by The Lemon Bowl

Raspberry-Ginger Bellini

A simple, refreshing cocktail made with fresh raspberry ginger sorbet and bubbly prosecco. Ideal for entertaining a crowd or a casual date night for two. Nothing says summer to me quite like a perfectly chilled glass of prosecco. Slightly sweet, bubbly and effervescent, it cheers me up after just one

Lemon-Lime Sports Drink Square

Lemon-Lime Sports Ade

This lemon-lime drink tastes like the bottled or powdered version I enjoyed as a child. Inexpensive to mix up, it’s delightfully refreshing. Use freshly squeezed juices for the best flavor. As a relatively new mom raising two young boys under the age of 3, I have a lot of respect for

Sparkling Sweet Tea with Lemon and Mint - The Lemon Bowl

Southern Sweet Tea with Lemon and Mint

Great for any occasion, fresh mint and lemon are the perfect compliments for this southern sweet tea. Grab your party hat and throw on your prettiest dress because today we are throwing a Sweet Southern Boy Virtual Baby Shower for my dear friend Nikki! She and her beautiful family are

Frozen Virgin Strawberry Coconut Daiquiri - The Lemon Bowl

Frozen Virgin Strawberry Coconut Daquiri

Vitamin packed, creamy and delicious – this virgin strawberry coconut daiquiri is the perfect mental escape to warm and tropical places. Are you headed some place warm for spring break? Every April it seems the entire state of Michigan flocks down to Florida for a little sun, sand, rest and

Healthier Chocolate Malt

Healthier Chocolate Malt

Summa, summa, summatime… Confession: I am obsessed with ice cream. Admittedly, I do not have a sweet tooth and much prefer salty snacks to sugary confections. But ice cream? That’s an entirely different ball game. Guess what else I love? Chocolate malts. Yea baby… you know you do, too. Did you