Mango Papaya Smoothie

Filipino Style Recipe: Mango Papaya Smoothie is another healthy and refreshing beverage. This beverage is made of mango, papaya, sugar and crushed ice. This refreshing beverage is similar to other healthy shakes and best to serve during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes
Good for 2 glasses

Ingredients:
1 ripe mango
1 1/2 cup ripe papaya
4 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup water
2 cups crushed ice

Procedures:
1. Put the ripe mango and papaya in the blender and pulse 4 times.
2. Add the sugar and crushed ice and water.Mix in the blender until all ingredients are smooth.
3. Pour on glass, serve and enjoy!

Lemon and Mint Water

Filipino Style Recipe: Lemon and Mint Water is a refreshing and healthy drinks made of fresh mint, lemon and water. This drinks is an antioxidant and a great source of vitamin C ideal for those on diet. It helps the body to cleanse any toxins in the system and aids in weight loss.

Ingredients:
2 lemons, thinly sliced
fresh mint leaves
1 2/3 liters water
juice of one lemon
ice cubes
honey to taste (optional)

Procedures:
1. In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients then allow flavors to infuse inside the fridge for a few hours.
2. Serve chilled.

Melon Milk Drink

Filipino Style Recipe: Melon Milk Drink is another refreshing beverage and usually serve during afternoon or summer season. This drink is consists of melon, milk, sugar, and water then stir with ice.

Estimated time of preparation: 10-12 minutes

Ingredients:
1 medium sized melon, scrape the meat
1 1/2 liters water
1 large can low fat or evaporated milk
sugar to taste
ice cubes

Procedures:
1. In a large pitcher, combine melon, milk and water.
2. Add sugar according to taste then serve with ice cubes. Enjoy!

Buko Pandan Drink

Filipino Style Recipe: Buko Pandan Drink is another refreshing beverage and usually serve during afternoon or summer season. This drink is consists of shredded coconut, pandan gelatin, milk and coconut water then stir with ice.

Ingredients:
1 pack green or pandan flavored gelatin
2-3 drops pandan extract
4 cups coconut water
1 big can evaporated or fresh milk
1 big can condensed milk
1 cup young coconut buko, shredded
5 pieces pandan leaves (optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Prepare gelatin based on package instructions. Let it cool and cut into small cubes. Set aside.
2. Boil pandan leaves in 4 cups water over low heat for 20 minutes or until aroma comes out. Let it cool and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a water pitcher, combine all the ingredients then mix well.
2. Serve with ice cubes. Enjoy!

Strawberry Milkshake

Filipino Style Recipe: Strawberry milkshake is one of the popular refreshing beverage. This beverage is made of strawberries, milk, yogurt or ice cream and cubed ice. This refreshing beverage is similar to other healthy shakes that are best to serve during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes
Good for 4-5 glasses

Ingredients:
400 grams fresh strawberries
2 cups yogurt or ice cream(vanilla/strawberry flavor)
1 cup fresh milk
1 cup ice cubes
1/4 cup white sugar

Procedures:
1. In a blender, process strawberries, milk, and ice cream until blended.
2. Add ice and sugar then blend until smooth, add more sugar if needed.
3. Pour into glasses then garnish with fresh strawberry. Serve cold.

Notes:
1. You may also use yogurt as alternative to ice cream.

Mixed Fruit Shake

Filipino Style Recipe: mixed fruit shake is another healthy and refreshing beverage consists of different fruits blended together with fresh milk and ice cubes. This refreshing beverage is similar to other healthy shakes and best to serve during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes
Good for 2 glasses

Ingredients:
2 cups mixed fruits, cut into cubes(I used watermelon, avocado, pineapple)
3 tablespoons sugar or any sweetener
1/4 cup fresh milk
1 cup ice cubes

Procedures:
1. In a blender, combine fruits, milk and sugar then process until blended.
2. Add ice and blend until smooth, add more sugar if needed.
3. Pour into glasses then served cold.

Kiwi, Apple, Pineapple Smoothie

Filipino Style Recipe: kiwi, apple, pineapple smoothie is a healthy and refreshing beverage. This beverage is made of kiwi, apple, pineapple and cubed ice. This refreshing beverage is similar to other healthy shakes and best to serve during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes
Good for 2 glasses

Ingredients:
3 pieces kiwi, peeled and cubed
1 apple, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup pineapple juice
3 tablespoons honey or sugar
3/4 cup ice cubes

Procedures:
1. In a blender, process kiwi, apple, pineapple juice and honey until blended.
2. Add ice and blend until smooth, add more honey if needed.
3. Pour into glasses then served cold.

Strawberry Milk Gulaman

Filipino Style Recipe: strawberry milk gulaman is another refreshing beverage and usually serve during afternoon or summer season. This drink is consists of strawberries, syrup, milk, sugar and gulaman then stir with ice.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
250 grams fresh strawberries, halves
1/4 cup strawberry syrup
1 cup full cream milk
1 tablespoon strawberry gelatin powder
2 cups boiling water
sugar to taste
crashed ice or ice cubes

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a square container, dissolved strawberry gelatin powder in boiling water then stir until completely dissolved. Let it cool and place in fridge until firm.
2. Cut into small cubes. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a blender, process strawberry, strawberry syrup, milk and sugar until smooth.
2. Pour in tall glasses then add strawberry gulaman and some ice. Serve.

Note:
1. You may garnish the drinks with fresh strawberry before serving.

Carrot Shake

Filipino Style Recipe: carrot shake or carrot milkshake is a healthy and refreshing beverage. This beverage is made of carrots, sugar and cubed ice. Some added powdered or evaporated milk for creamy consistency. This refreshing beverage is similar to other healthy shakes and best to serve during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes

Ingredients:
3 pieces medium-sized carrots, peeled and cut into cubes
sugar or other sweetener to taste
1 cup ice cubes
1/2 cup powdered milk(optional)

Procedures:
1. In a blender, process carrots, milk, and sugar until blended.
2. Add ice and blend until smooth, add more sugar if needed.
3. Pour into glasses then served cold.

Green Mango Shake

Filipino Style Recipe: green mango shake or green mango milkshake is another sweet, creamy and refreshing beverage. This beverage is made of green mango, sugar and cubed ice. Some added powdered or evaporated milk for creamy consistency. Green mango shake is similar to mango shake and best to serve during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes

Ingredients:
2 green mangoes, peeled and cut into cubes
1/2 cup powdered milk(optional)
2 tablespoons sugar or other sweetener to taste
1 cup ice cubes

Procedures:
1. In a blender, process green mango, milk, and sugar until blended.
2. Add ice and blend until smooth, add more sugar if needed.
3. Pour into glasses then served cold.