Community Blog — Summer Inspired Recipes

Bourbon Peaches & Cream French Toast

Bourbon Peaches & Cream French Toast
A mouth watering, peachy and creamy twist on an average french toast recipe!

Slow-Roasted Cherries with Brandy & Balsamic Vinegar

Slow-Roasted Cherries with Brandy & Balsamic Vinegar
A recipe to soak up the last bit of Canada's short lasting summer harvest of fruit!

Bourbon, Vanilla & Chocolate Milkshake

Bourbon, Vanilla & Chocolate Milkshake
A must-try boozy vanilla, chocolate milkshake for a hot summers day.

Toasted Frozen Coconut Mojito

Toasted Frozen Coconut Mojito

Watermelon Tequila Shots

Watermelon Tequila Shots
Enjoy a hot summer day even more with these delicious tequila-watermelon 'shots'!

Maple Leaf Cocktail

Maple Leaf Cocktail
What could be more Canadian than a maple cocktail? Try it out today!

Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers

Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers
How dreamy do these spritzers look?! Make it at home to enjoy during a warm summer day.

Plum-Cherry Ice Pops

Plum-Cherry Ice Pops

Ingredients: 

  • 3 plums (about 9 ounces), pitted and cut into quarters
  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen pitted sweet cherries (about 40 cherries)
  • 3 ounces red seedless grapes (about 16 grapes)
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar 
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • champagne

Directions:

  1. Combine plums, cherries, grapes, sugar and extract in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour the mixture into ice-pop molds and freeze overnight until solid.
  2. Invert each ice pop into a cup and add some champagne. As the ice pops melt, they create  grown-up slushies!

 

Boozy Popsicles

Boozy Popsicles
Looking for a tasty party snack idea or just craving a delicious Popsicle on a hot summer day, we have four mouth-watering Popsicle recipes that will have all your friends and family asking how you made these crazy-amazing recipes!

Watermelon Beer

Watermelon Beer

Summer Beer Twist

1/4 watermelon, cut up into chunks
2-4 White Beers or Wheat Beers, (ex. Shock Top)

Place the watermelon chunks in your blender. Puree until smooth, then pour into a sifter over a bowl. Strain until only the juice is left and there is no pulp -chill for at least an hour. Fill a glass with the beer and pour the watermelon juice on top. Serve immediately.

Recipe Adapted form www.perpetuallyhungryblog.com