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June 25, 2019

Homemade Mint Lemonade (Naturally Sweetened, Vegan)

Mint Lemonade // The Speckled Palate
Cool down with a glass of naturally sweetened Mint Lemonade this summer. This tart and refreshing twist on a classic calls for very few ingredients, but doesn't call for granulated sugar or a simple syrup. Including lemon juice, water and muddled mint leaves, this lemonade is incredibly refreshing to sip any warm day. Makes 1 glass of lemonade, though this recipe can easily be turned into a pitcher drink for sharing.

June 5, 2019

Strawberry Melon Salad

Overhead image of the final Strawberry Melon Salad in a white bowl with a blue napkin
Melon season is officially here! Gather friends or family for this super simple Strawberry Melon Salad. The lesser known Galia Melon stars in this summertime side salad. Paired with fresh strawberries, mint, lemon juice, feta crumbles and a balsamic glaze, the sweet green melon sings. Whether you're making this salad to pair with dinner or bringing it along for a summertime gathering, this Strawberry Melon Salad makes the perfect side dish.

March 4, 2019

Strawberry Moscow Mule

A glass holds a mixed Strawberry Moscow Mule, surrounded by strawberries and mint
Sweet and a little tart, this Strawberry Moscow Mule recipe is a twist on the classic cocktail! Calling for fresh strawberries, lime juice, ginger beer and vodka, this mixed drink is perfect for the spring and summertime. It can easily be made into a non-alcoholic drink for kids and non-drinkers to enjoy, too! Whether you're mixing up a drink for yourself or for a crowd at a gathering, Strawberry Moscow Mules are a wonderful, unique option.

April 18, 2018

Blueberry Mint Juleps

Two Blueberry Mint Juleps sit together on a marble countertop before drinking
Celebrate Kentucky Derby Week by whipping up homemade Blueberry Mint Juleps, a twist on the Churchill Downs traditional cocktail! Mint leaves are muddled with sugar, then hot water is poured atop them. Blueberry puree is added next with lemon juice and bourbon. Add ice to the cocktail shaker, and shake the drink until it's chilled and delicious. Serve in a highball glass (or any other glass of your choosing) with a sprig of mint as garnish!

April 4, 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts Cold Brew with Homemade Vanilla Mint Creamer

One glass of Dunkin' Donuts Cold Brew with Homemade Vanilla Mint Creamer, on a turquoise background, ready for drinking, with the Dunkin Donuts Cold Brew package in the background
Looking for the perfect afternoon pick-me-up? Make Cold Brew with Homemade Vanilla Mint Creamer. First, make Dunkin' Donuts® Cold Brew Coffee Packs in a pitcher. Then prep the Vanilla Mint Creamer, made with heavy whipping cream, half-and-half, fresh mint leaves, vanilla bean and pure maple syrup. Steep both overnight. When the steep is complete, add more water to the cold brew and strain the creamer. Serve over ice. So smooth and oh-so-delicious!

February 12, 2018

Winter Sangria

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Winter citrus season is upon us… and what better way to enjoy the fruits of the season than by mixing up a pitcher of Winter Sangria? Full of pink grapefruit, cara cara or blood oranges, pears and pomegranates, this sangria is well-balanced and bursting with flavor. Pour in crisp white wine and mint simple syrup, chill overnight and serve cold the next day. Enjoy the tart sweetness of winter citrus all season long with Winter Sangria!