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5 Refreshing Sippers to Try this Summer

New Pioneer Food Co-op June 1 Category: Recipes


Watermelon Mint Frose

Celebrate summer with this festive, frosty, refreshing drink. Featuring watermelon, strawberries, rosé wine, and fresh mint.

For a non-alcoholic version, substitute apple juice, white grape juice, ginger ale or coconut water with a squeeze of lime. 

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Peaches & Cream Sangria Floats

For a really special light summer dessert, add a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream to each jar and revel in the glory of it all!

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Strawberry-Jalapeño Spritzer

Ideal for sipping, this delightful drink is sweet with a little heat. Made with strawberries, mint, jalapeños and sparkling water.

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Orange Creamsicle Frozen Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is a classic throwback to our favorite childhood popsicle made with oranges, pineapple and yogurt. 

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Booch Hooch

Enjoy these portable, shareable fusion drinks made with Forage Kombucha (from Madison, WI) and delicious alcoholic mixers! 

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New Pioneer Food Co-op About the Author

New Pioneer Food Co-op

New Pi is a food co-operative, owned by over 35,000 members, home-grown in Iowa. We welcome everyone to our store, regardless of membership, and focus on local and sustainable food solutions. New Pi has strong roots in Iowa City’s local food community, and continues to partner with local growers, food, and sustainability organizations to enrich Linn and Johnson County communities.