Category:  Drinks & Smoothies

Peach Iced Tea

In Drinks & Smoothies
by Ann on 05/08
Peach Iced Tea

Our love of peach tea began when I started canning peaches with a manageable small-batch recipe.  There’s always some simple syrup leftover, but this leftover syrup is not… Read More »

Cold Brew Coffee

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 20/06
Cold Brew Coffee -- so easy and no bitter flavor

As far as I’m concerned, coffee should be piping hot or iced cold. There’s no middle ground for my dad either. Throughout the hot days of summer, he… Read More »

April Fool’s Fruit Punch

In Drinks & Smoothies, Holidays, Snacks
by Ann on 25/03

When I originally posted this silly “punch” on The Fountain Avenue Kitchen several years ago, I did it on the afternoon of April Fool’s Day, right after my… Read More »

Pineapple Kiwi Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options
by Ann on 11/03

Green smoothies have a way of making people run the other way.  For some, the color is a turnoff.  For others, the mere idea of putting spinach or… Read More »

Homemade Hot Cocoa

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 07/02

Before I started The Fountain Avenue Kitchen, I had very little experience with photography. When I took the typical family snapshots, the camera decided how to focus and… Read More »

Dulce de Leche Latte

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies
by Ann on 14/01

Since I stumbled upon the overwhelming hit of Crock Pot Dulce de Leche a few years ago, the kids regularly enjoy this caramel-like dip on sliced apples and we… Read More »

Summer Peach Sangria

In Drinks & Smoothies, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 25/07

After living for a short time in Spain, I developed a love of paella, tortillas Españolas, and a certain time-honored, fruit-filled drink. Though my recipe for Classic Spanish… Read More »

Homemade Almond Milk

In Drinks & Smoothies, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Nuts & Nut Butters, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/05

I bought cartons of almond milk for years, and I still do on occasion.  My sister always made her own almond milk and told me that it was… Read More »

Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten-Free Options, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 22/01
Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

When I first tried coffee my senior year in high school, I decided I would only drink it if I liked it black.  I “learned” to drink tea… Read More »

Nutella Latte

In Drinks & Smoothies, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 08/01

Sub-zero temperatures make hot drinks…and soup…taste especially good.  I like my coffee black, but I also enjoy a creamy latte or cafe mocha.  (Truth be told, I especially… Read More »