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Poppyseed Dressing with Berry Spinach Salad

Poppyseed Dressing with Berry Spinach Salad

Adventures in landscaping part 2:  I turned my back from my planting project for a moment while the kids were out exploring the outdoor space between the large pine trees which is full of loose dirt perfect for digging and mud pies.  I should have known […]

Berries and Cream Smoothie

Berries and Cream Smoothie

Hey hey!!  How about a quick Saturday afternoon post with an equally quick breakfast berries and cream smoothie?   I mix up a smoothie nearly every morning as I’ve found that it’s a great way to get a lot of healthy nutrients to start the day.  […]

Blueberry Rhubarb Slush

Blueberry Rhubarb Slush

 

rhubarb slush 

Unseasonably hot weather calls for cool slushy drinks. Am I right, or am I right?!  Plus, it’s pretty to look at and makes me feel like I have my own personal cabana boy serving me poolside at some tropical resort. That really would be more fabulous but, alas, I do not have that option right this moment so instead, I make Blueberry Rhubarb Slush! 

I’d like to say this is a bit healthier than your normal slush mix as I ditch the refined sugar that slush recipes usually call for and sub it out with coconut sugar.   I like the deeper flavor that coconut sugar has for something like this and it’s not overly sweet. In my opinion, rhubarb is supposed to be tart so I like to keep it that way and not kill its flavor with sweetness. If you don’t have coconut sugar, I think maple syrup or honey would make a good substitute. You can also make this a virgin blueberry rhubarb slush by just omitting the vodka.

Cheers!

 

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Blueberry Rhubarb Slush
 
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Recipe type: Drinks
Ingredients
  • 4 cups diced rhubarb
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup coconut sugar (or ⅓ c maple syrup)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup white rum, vodka or gin (optional)
  • ginger ale
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients except alcohol in a saucepan and cook until fruit is soft.
  2. Strain through a colander so you have a nice liquid without chunks.
  3. Add alcohol, if using, and place in a freezer proof container.
  4. Freeze until slushy, about 4 hours.
  5. Scoop into glasses and pour ginger ale over top to taste.

 

Blueberry Espresso Brownies

Blueberry Espresso Brownies

  Not long ago, maybe a couple of winters ago, I discovered this truly amazing coffee blend called wild mountain blueberry. It tastes a little like a blueberry muffin and your breakfast coffee all in one delicious steaming cup of joe.  Boy, do I wish I had a […]


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