recipes: drink

  • alembic's southern exposure
    celery juicelimemintginagave syrup
  • aromatherapy massage
    We love this drink almost as much as we love this hilarious scene from the Queen Latifah/Steve Martin movie, Bringing Down the House. The line with this cocktail's namesake is at 1:09 of the clip. We discovered this drink at the 2012 Science of Cocktails event at the Exploratorium. This refreshing drink is perfect for a hot afternoon or for a bridal shower. The proportions below make two cocktails. cucumber vodkalemon juiceagave nectarrosewaterorange bittersginger beerdried mini rosebudscucumber
  • Berry Lassi
    Lassi is a traditional Indian drink made with yogurt. The sweet version is usually made with mango. Berries are low-glycemic fruits that are excellent for those with blood sugar issues. This beverage is a great way to stop afternoon sugar cravings. whole milk yogurt or kefirfrozen berriesrosewatercinnamoncardamomstevia
  • biji's chai for two
    My grandmother (Biji) still makes chai everyday, every morning and every afternoon. I make it when I don't feel well, or when others need a little caffeine boost. My friends think it's magic tea, but for me, it just reminds me of my grandmother. fennel seedsajwain seedscardamom podsblack tea bagswatermilksugar
  • Blueberry Oat Smoothie
    Oats help to lower LDL cholesterol levels and can soothe GERD while blueberries provide antioxidants that help protect against cell damage and inflammation. Bananas contain potassium to balance blood pressure. Aloe helps soothe the stomach. Flax, bee pollen, and ginger are added as booster foods. oat groatsflaxseedsblueberriesbananascoconut milkbee pollenaloe vera juicelemon juicenut buttergingerwater
  • bourbon and branch’s afternoon tea
    This cocktail is inspired by the one they make at SF’s Bourbon and Branch. They use cucumber-infused gin, but we just make do with what we have on hand. It really does taste like tea with honey and lemon! ginpimm's cuphoneylemoncucumber slices
  • bright rosewater cocktail
    Great recipes sometimes come from happy accidents. We came up with this drink after doing a quick Google search on rosewater cocktails and making do with what we had on hand. The result was juicy, bright, and aromatic. vodkast. germain elderflower liqueurrosewaterlemon
  • buena vista's irish coffee
    Inspired by an article on warm cocktails from New York's Timeout magazine, we hunted down this recipe and found it on the Buena Vista website. We've adjusted the proportions, ingredients, and steps to our taste. The trickiest part is pouring in the whipping cream over the spoon so that it floats over the coffee. :) hot waterespressosugarirish whiskeywhipping cream
  • Cacao Chia Maca Booster Shake
    This nutritious beverage is reminiscent of a chocolate milkshake, but is an energy-boosting tonic with maca root and raw cacao. Raw cacao is high in antioxidants and magnesium. The probiotic powder helps replenish gut flora, which is especially important for people undergoing chemotherapy/radiation. The chia and flax seeds contain healing Omega-3 fats. cashewswaterfrozen bananadatesraw cacao powderchia seedsflax seedsnon-GMO soy lecithinMaca root powdervanilla extracted in glycerinprobiotic powdersteviasaltice cubes