Makes 2 nice size glasses 1 cup of fresh pineapple (big chunks are fine if you have a Vitamix or other good blender) 1 cup of chilled mint tea (mint sprigs work, but mint tea is better) 1 cup of ice Combine all ingredients in a blender until frothy and enjoy quickly before it separates again. Yum!

Just combine these four ingredients in a blender, drink, and feel yourself getting healthier. Here is the magical ratio for one big glass or two smaller glasses: 1 apple cored (no need to peel) Juice and zest from 1/2 a lemon 1/4 cup of loosely packed fresh parsley 1 cup of water It's that easy. No juicer required for deliciousness, and unlike juice in this shake you get the fiber from the fruit and herbs as well as the natural sugars. Enjoy!  

There can be many steps in the authentic ritual of making mint tea, but this recipe is simple and delicious and works fine for those of us without culturally-steeped expectations. I have just never had mint tea anywhere but Morocco, so I'll call it Moroccan Mint :) This makes a medium size pot of tea. The number of actual teacups of tea depends on the size of your teacups! Cut or break the top 6 inches of the mint plant off with stems Do this for 6-10 stems. Dunk them in cold water to rinse Bring a little more than 1 quart (4 cups)

Hibiscus makes this delicious cocktail blood red with natural color. Quality tequila and just a touch of maple syrup makes this punch puke-free. Your guests will smile as they sip it on the Halloween Party dance floor in a swirl of costumes.   The day before: Get 30 Red Zinger tea bags (Celestial Seasonings has hibiscus, rosehips, lemongrass, peppermint, etc. It’s delicious with alcohol) Brew tea and let it cool (instructions below) Make 2 ice hands (instructions below) Find your ladle, punch bowl that can hold at least 1 gallon, and cups you want to use for serving Make sure you have tequila, cinnamon and