So you couldn't make it to a warm sunny paradise for your spring break this year? Bummer. Luckily, we've rounded up a few tropical drink recipes you can create in your kitchen to help make staying home suck less. Enjoy your time off with these fruity beverages. Whether you want to drink, or just drink, these recipes are as tasty as they are pretty to look at — and they're made even better once you start pouring in the booze. Hey, if you can't bring yourself to the islands, bring the islands to you! Am I right? Of course I'm right.
Sangria is a staple when it comes to turning wine into a fruity elixir that is dangerously good. Throw in some gummy bears, and suddenly life is perfect. Try out My Name Is Yeh’s recipe, and impress your friends with this creative beverage.
Looking for a creamy taste of heaven? Look no further than Kitchen Confidante’s mango coconut smoothie. The texture is just right, as are the healthy ingredients. Pouring in a shot or two of tequila makes for a nicely blended margarita if you want to get your booze on.
If you’re wanting something that will make you pucker your lips a bit, try out this grapefruit and gin recipe by A Beautiful Mess. It’s easy to prepare, and gives you the perfect excuse to use up that gin in your liquor cabinet.
Not sure what to do with all that leftover cantaloupe and honeydew in your fruit salad that everyone always picks around? Make a tart melon lemonade smoothie by following this recipe by What’s Cooking Love. Vodka optional, but recommended.