June 2017

Everyone's favorite summer-time treat from their childhood has officially been given an 18+ re-branding! Haven't you heard? The best way to enjoy drinks with friends is now in Popsicle form! We took the warm-weather drink staple, the margarita, and turned it into a delicious and fun dessert for you to serve at your next BBQ. Here's what you'll need:   Ingredients 2/3 cup Thirsty Buddha All-Natural Coconut Water 1/4 cup monk fruit sugar 1/2 cup tequila 1/4 cup lime juice 2 sliced kiwis (1 green kiwi and 1 gold kiwi)   Instructions Combine all the ingredients except for the kiwis in a shaker and shake vigorously. Fill the popsicle tray with the kiwi slices, then add the margarita to the tray. Add popsicle holders to the tray. Freeze the popsicles for 3-4 hours or until they are frozen. Enjoy with friends!

For many of us, the road to healthy living can often seem overwhelming and tough to maintain. But, just ask any consistently healthy eater and they'll say that the key to their success is simple: preparation. Prep meals and snacks ahead of time and you'll find that staying healthy is effortless. One of our favorite make-ahead recipes is this vegan Chai Spiced Coconut Granola-- it's perfect for breakfast or snack time.   Ingredients 1 cup large flaked rolled oats 1/4 cup Hungry Buddha Cheeky Chocolate Coconut Chips 1 Tbsp raw pecan halves 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp pumpkin seeds 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1 Tbsp sunflower seeds 1/4 tsp ginger powder 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cardamom 1 Tbsp coconut sugar 1/8 tsp sea salt 1/3 cup Healthy Buddha Coconut Nectar 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 Tbsp coconut oil   Instructions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Add all the ingredients except for the coconut oil and the coconut nectar to a large

  Ingredients juice from 2 limes (2 oz) 1/2 cup pineapple juice 2 oz white tequila a pinch cayenne pepper 2 oz peach schnapps 1 can Thirsty Buddha Sparkling Pineapple Coconut Water (about 3 oz per drink) 2 Tbsp Healthy Buddha Coconut Nectar   Instructions Juice the limes to get the fresh lime juice. In a martini shaker, combine all of the cocktail ingredients with the exception of the sparkling pineapple coconut water. Add a few ice cubes and shake the mixture until it is combined and cold. Pour the drink into your rimmed glasses and add the sparkling pineapple coconut water. Enjoy!

  Ingredients 250 mL ice cubes or crushed ice 1 handful pomegranate seeds 50 mL pomegranate juice 1 can of Thirsty Buddha All-Natural Coconut Water 1 oz of your favourite gin Instructions Add the coconut water, gin and pomegranate juice into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Pour the drink over ice. Top the cocktail with fresh pomegranate. Enjoy!

  Ingredients 1 cup ice 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 1/2 lime, sliced 2 watermelon slices 1 cup seeded and cubed watermelon 2 cans Thirsty Buddha Watermelon Sparkling Coconut Water 1/3 cup of your favourite white rum   Instructions Blend all the ingredients together in a blender except for the watermelon and lime slices. Pour the drink into glasses and garnish the cocktail with the watermelon and lime slices. Enjoy!

  Ingredients 2 oz of your favourite gin 2 oz Thirsty Buddha All-Natural Coconut Water or Thirsty Buddha Sparkling Coconut Water 1-2 Tbsp lime juice fresh mint 2 oz tonic water   Instructions In a glass with ice, add the lime juice, gin, tonic water, and coconut water. Stir and garnish the gin and tonic with fresh mint. Enjoy!

Apart from the shining sun, warm weather and general feeling of merriment, one of the best parts of the summer months is that so many delicious fruits are in season! June means that it's the perfect time to indulge in the sweet and tart candies of the fruit world: cherries! Add cherries to a mojito for a great way to shake-up a classic cocktail while taking advantage of the fruit of the season. Here's what you'll need:   Ingredients 6 cherries, pitted with stems removed 2 oz simple syrup juice from 1 lime 12 mint leaves 2 oz white rum 1 cup crushed ice 1/2 cup Thirsty Buddha All-Natural Coconut Water   Instructions In a glass, combine the cherries, mint leaves, rum and syrup. Add the ice and coconut water. Garnish with the lime wedges, mint leaves and fresh cherry. Serve cold and enjoy!