Garden Fresh Recipes

Local Harvest Smoothie

If you have any type of fruit tree, you probably wonder what you’re going to do with all that fruit! Right now, Loquats and Oranges are ripe for the picking. This smoothie incorporates both fruit!

*Tip* Loquats do not have a long shelf life. Peel, pit, & freeze to store before use.*

Recipe:

small handful ice

1 cup frozen loquats (peeled & pitted)

1 banana

1 orange

1/4 cup blueberries

3/4 cup milk

1/2 cup orange juice

 

Mojito Recipe

Mojitos are a great refreshing drink for the summer time. Mint & lime are commonly found in Florida landscapes and combine perfectly in this cocktail. Bonus points if you have things such as blueberry bushes or strawberries to add into this drink!

Ingredients:

10 mint leaves

1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges

2 tablespoons sugar

ice

2 oz white rum

1/2 cup club soda

Instructions:

-place leaves & lime in glass, use muddler to crush

-add sugar and muddle again

-fill glass with ice

-pour rum and club soda over ice

-stir

-enjoy!