Pimm’s Royale

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Pimm’s No. 1
  • ½ ounce peach liqueur
  • Sparkling wine
  • Strawberries, for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine Pimm’s and peach liqueur in a flute glass and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a strawberry.

Mulled Wine

Ingredients

  • 1 navel orange
  • 4 cups apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 5 whole allspice berries
  • 10 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 bottle dry red wine

Directions

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the zest from the orange in long strips. (Reserve the fruit for another use.)
  2. In a large saucepan, gently simmer the zest, apple juice, honey, ginger, allspice, and 2 cinnamon sticks for 20 minutes. Stir in the wine and cook just until heated through. Serve hot with the remaining cinnamon sticks.

Spooky Banana-Berry Smoothies

Ingredients

  • 2 (8) ounce carton plain fat-free yogurt
  • 2 ripe small bananas
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries or unsweetened frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh mixed berries, such as raspberries, blueberries, and/or blackberries, or unsweetened frozen mixed berries

Directions

  1. In a blender container, combine yogurt, bananas, and berries; cover and puree until nearly smooth. Makes 4 servings.