Fruit Smoothies



Basic Smoothie Proportions

1 cup ice

1 cup yogurt

1/2 cup juice

1 cup fruit


Blueberry Smoothie

1 cup blueberries

1 cup vanilla yogurt

1 cup ice

1/2 cup orange juice

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth on highest setting.



Peach Smoothie


1 cup ice

1 cup vanilla or peach yogurt

1 large fresh peach (or about 1 cup frozen peaches)

1  5.5 ounce can Kern’s Peach Nectar

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth on highest setting.


Julie Murphy served at North Carolina (where she left her million dollar blender)  and Kim’s Lake House (where she used Kim’s blender)


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Kim’s Kocktails



Kim’s Kocktails


Nifty Fifty Cosmo

1 ½ ounce Absolut Citron (or any other citrus vodka)

¾ ounce Triple Sec

Freshly squeezed lime juice (1/2 lime)

½ teaspoon simple syrup (recipe to follow)

1 teaspoon cranberry juice


Fill cocktail shaker with ice.  Combine all ingredients and shake for 30 seconds.  Strain into martini glass.  Add cherry, lemon twist or orange slice (Gotta have your fruit!!)


Cardinal Delight


2 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream (chilled)

2 oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur (chilled)

Combine ingredients in shaker with ice (shaken not stirred)

Strain into chilled martini glass.


Simple Syrup


1 part water

2 parts sugar


Bring sugar and water to a simmer in small saucepan stirring until sugar is dissolved.  Let simmer for 5 minutes.  Cool completely before using.  Easy to make in advance, keeps up to 3 months in covered container in refrigerator.

Kim served at ANY function!