1 1/2 ounces rum
2 ounces light coconut milk
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup pineapple chunks, frozen
2–3 Tablespoons vanilla frozen yogurt
Place the rum through frozen yogurt in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with a fresh pineapple slice. Makes 1 serving.
2 cups fresh spinach
1 cup frozen fruit — any combination like 1/2 cup strawberries + 1/2 cup mango; or banana, blueberries, pineapple, raspberries, etc.
1 cup nonfat milk or milk of choice
1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt, plain
1 Tablespoon chocolate tahini
Toss all the ingredients in the blender and blend for about a minute. (Tip: If your blender is not super powerful, blend the spinach with the milk first, then add the rest of the ingredients.) Pour into glasses and serve. Garnish with your chosen fruit. Makes 1–2 servings — depending on if it is a full meal or asnack🙂.
2 ounces green apple vodka (or any fruity flavor)
2 ounces Triple sec (OR, Blue Curaçao)
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 Tablespoon of fresh blueberries and raspberries
6 ounces sparkling water
lemon or lime slice for garnish
Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, triple sec or Blue Curaçao and lime juice. Shake it up! Fill about a quarter of a tall 12-ounce drinking glass with crushed ice. Add your mermaid mixture and top off with sparkling water. Add fresh blueberries and raspberries on top. Garnish with a slice of lime. Sip slowly ~ cheers to you! Makes 1 serving.
3 cups strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced
1 orange, not peeled, rinsed and sliced thin
2 limes, rinsed, sliced into wedges
2 bottles muscat wine (otherwise known as Moscato…the word Moscato is the Italian name for Muscat Blanc. Moscato is made with Muscat Blanc grapes)
crushed ice, when serving
Place all of prepared fruit in large pitcher. Pour in the two bottle of wine and stir. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. To serve, place crushed ice in wine glasses. Pour the sangria over the ice and be sure to include fruit in each glass. Makes 10 servings.
2 ounces vodka
1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 ounce limoncello
1 cup ice cubes
Lemon twist, optional garnish
Fill shaker about half-way with ice cubes. Add vodka, lemon juice and limoncello. Shake well for about a minute. Pour into martini glass. Garnish with lemon wedge and lemon twist, if desired. Makes one serving.
1 cup frozen fruit (mango, strawberries, banana) ~35 mg calcium
1 cup frozen spinach or 2 cups fresh spinach ~80 mg calcium
1 teaspoon blackstrap molasses ~14 mg calcium
2 cups Planet Oat oat milk ~700 mg calcium
1 Tablespoon nut butter (Almond: ~45 mg calcium)
1/2 small avocado, optional
Throw it all in blender and give it a whirl. Approximately 874 mg of calcium. TIP: If you eat dairy, adding Greek yogurt to this smoothie will make it even more impactful for your beautiful bones!
THE REBELLIOUS RD
As a longtime promoter of healthy cooking and eating, Amy's focus is on plant-based eating, with a rebellious twist - that she and no one, needs to be perfect.