Welcome to: Home Brews & Smoothies

Breakfast Energy Drink


Many people find eating the recommended amount of vegetables and fruits daunting. With this Breakfast Energy Drink it is more easily done. Load up your blender, press a button and you have one antidote to a lack of cancer fighting nutrients and fiber in your diet – a breakfast drink that’s nutrient rich and delicious.

Sip Cider Warmed with Turmeric


I am in love with a naturally sweet drink that helps protect against winter’s chills and ills. No alcohol, chocolate or extravagant calories are involved, just two spices revered since ancient times and fresh apple cider.

Make Your Own Tomato Juice


If you love tomatoes, you’ll enjoy a glass of tomato juice. This is especially true if it’s freshly made by you with fresh, ripe tomatoes. Making tomato juice is not as difficult as you might think. Follow the instructions below and you’ll be drinking homemade tomato juice in no time.

How to Make Pumpkin Soda

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How to Make Pumpkin Soda

Pumpkins are one of my favorite things about fall and obviously I want to use them when they’re right in the peak of their season. Most people would opt for pumpkin pie, soup, or cheesecake, but the first thing I start making is pumpkin soda. Why? Because it’s what tells me ‘Fall is here’ without a shadow of a doubt. Plus, since this recipe doesn’t work as well with the canned stuff I only get this delicious soda a few times a year. Ready to make some?

Sparkling Watermelon Drink


Cool down your guests with this surprisingly pink, thirst-quenching drink. It makes a nice switch up for the kids’ lemonade stand, too.

Summer Smoothies


Vitamin packed indulgence in a glass

Tea Basics 101 – Tea Type or Taste, How Do you Choose?


With over 3000 different varieties of tea in the world, how do you choose? Do you choose by the particular type of tea, or do you choose by the taste you like best?

Strawberry Lemonade


Why not toast the arrival of warmer temperatures and longer days with a refreshing and tasty beverage?

Great Pineapple Smoothies: Erase Winter Colds With Pineapple


Erase winter colds with Pineapple. This sweet tropical fruit contains Bromelain, an enzyme that eases congestion and suppresses coughs associated with Bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.

Santa Fe Cooking Recipe For Chili Cinnamon Hot Chocolate


Although, not originally from Santa Fe, I have lived here long enough to have assimilated completely into the culture of this mystical magical city. Santa Fe is truly unique. The community is eclectic and cosmopolitan, yet retains a small town feeling. Everybody knows everybody or know somebody who does. It’s a sleepy town where almost everything closes around 9:00 pm. Because of this a culture of private get-togethers and dinners at friends homes is the main source of social interaction.