40 recipes for delicious homemade juices and all kinds of juice-based drinks, from breakfast smoothies to evening cocktails to frozen dessertsLooking for an energy boost? Drink in the health benefits of just-pressed orange and carrot juice, a thick, vitamin-packed green smoothie, or a restorative wheatgrass elixir. Feeling a little more sinful? Craft colourful cocktails such as pomegranate cosmos, watermelon mojitos, or cool cucumber-jalapeno gimlets. Got a sweet tooth? Slurp up icy treats like kiwi frappes, strawberry daiquiris, or have fun freezing creamy raspberry ice pops, tangerine sorbet, plum granita, and much more.The chapters in Juicy Drinks are organized by colour and are filled with gorgeous photographs for plenty of inspiration. Flip to the front of the book for information on the best fruits and vegetables for juicing, from spring cherries to autumn pears. Check out tips and tricks for getting the best performance out of your juice extractor and blender (and protecting your investment). And find everything you need to know to set up bar: recipes for infused simple syrups, and creative ideas for ice cubes and garnishes.
Valerie Aikman-Smith is a chef, food stylist, and cookbook author based in Los Angeles whose work can be seen in many cookbooks, commercials, print, and advertising campaigns. She travels internationally for magazines, including Bon Appetit, where she has cooked her way through the Greek Islands, Paris, Mexico, Croatia, and Scotland. Her television work includes the Emmy award-winning Giada at Home for Giada De Laurentiis and Disney's The Muppet Kitchen with Iron Chef Cat Cora.