Alcohol Free Drinks

Most of these recipes require the use of a blender.
For safety reasons, children will need help making these drinks.
Fruity Fruit Shake
1 cup orange juice 
1/2 cup apple juice 
1 ripe banana, peeled 
5 or 6 strawberries 
1 carton (8 ounces) fruit yogurt 
2 teaspoons honey 
4 or 5 ice cubes
In an electric blender, combine orange juice, apple juice, banana, strawberries, yogurt and honey. Process until well combined. Refrigerate until chilled. If you want to drink these drinks right away, then add the ice cubes also when blending.

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie
1 package yogurt (8 oz) 
1 small ripe banana, peeled 
1 cup frozen strawberries 
1 cup apple juice
In an electric blender, combine yogurt (I like to use strawberry/banana yogurt), banana, strawberries and apple juice and blend. Served chilled.

Banana Blowout
6 scoops French Vanilla ice cream 
1 tablespoon choloclate flavored syrup 
1 banana, peeled 
1/4 teaspoon almond extract 
whipped cream 
silvered almonds 
chocolate shavings 
maraschino cherries
In blender, combine ice cream, chocolate syrup, banana and almond extract. Blend until smooth. 

Pour mixture into small glass. Top each glass with a dollop of whipped cream and garnishe with almonds, chocolate shavings and cherries.

4 Fruit Drink
1 cup orange juice 1 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup lime juice 1/2 cup lemon juice 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 pint vanilla ice cream  In a larg container, combine orange juice, pineapple juice, lime juice, and lemon juice. Refrigerate, covered, until well chilled. Add sugar to juice mixture, mix well. Add ice cream, beat with a wire whisk until blended.

Orange Float
1/2 cup orange juice, chilled 
1/2 cup ginger ale, chilled 
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
In a tall glass, combine orange juice and ginger ale, stir to mix. Add ice cream. Serve with an iced tea spoon and a straw.

Saturday Night Shake
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter 
1/2 cup chocolate-flavored syrup 
1 cup milk, well chilled 
2 scoops chocolate, vanilla or butter pecan ice cream 
Flaked coconut for garnish
In a blender, combine peanut butter, chocolate syrup, milk and ice cream. Blend a few seconds for thick milk shake. Pour into chilled glasses. Sprinkle a little coconut on top.

Vegetable Juice Cocktail
1 quart tomato juice 
4 ribs celery, chopped 
4 carrots, chopped 
1 tablespoon mince onion 
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional) 
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
In blender, combine half of the tomato juice, celery, carrots, onion, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce and black pepper. Cover and blend on high speed 10 to 15 seconds, or until smooth. Pour into pitcher. Repeat process with remaining half of ingrediants, add to pitcher ans stir to combine. cover and refrigerate to let flavors belnd. Serve chilled.

Frozen Mango Daiquiri
1 ripe mango (about 12 oz) peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped 
1/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice 
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 
2 tablespoons superfine granulated sugar 
3 ice cubes
In blender, combine mango, pineapple juice, lime juice ans sugar. Blend on high speed until smooth. Add ice cubes, blend until smooth and slushy. Immediately pour into stemmed glasses and serve.

Mock Margaritas
1 can (12 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed, undiluted 
1 can (12 oz) frozen limade concentrate, thawed, undiluted 
1 cup confectioner's sugar 
6 cups finely crushed ice 
1 bottle (1 liter) club soda, chilled 
Lime slices 
Coarse salt 

In a 4 quart non-metal container, combine lemonade concentrate, limeade concentrate, 

confectioners' sugar and crushed ice, mix well. Cover and freeze, stirring occasionally. Remove container from freezer about 30 minutes before serving time, let stand at room temperature to thaw slightly. Sppon 2 cups slush mixture into blender. Add 1 cup club soda. Cover and blend until slushy smooth. To serve, rub rum of glass iwth lime slice and dip rim in coarse salt, then fill the glass with the drink. Garnish with lime slice.