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Strawberry Peach Summer Cocktail

Good Monday morning and welcome to Mangia Mondays!

Did you hear that my co-host, Kristin of Delightfully Dowling, and her husband Andrew became a family of three last week? Sweet baby Charlotte Olivia delighted them with her arrival and she couldn’t be cuter. Congrats Dowlings!! If you’re interested in guest posting with a foodie post on Delightfully Dowling, hop on over to check out the deets on Kristin’s blog.

{And while we’re on the subject of new babes, Schue Love’s Natasha and her hubby welcomed baby Ethan Grant to the world last week too – I’m getting my baby fix all over blogland these days! Congrats Schue Family!}

Let’s toast all this wonderful news with a celebratory libation, shall we?

With the Fourth of July on Wednesday, and a summer ahead of relaxing on the beach/deck/rooftop/patio/poolside, I offer to you this simple and fresh cocktail to enjoy.
Ingredients (per drink)
2 medium sized strawberries
2 oz. peach nectar
4 oz. vodka

Remove stem from strawberries. In a blender, combine strawberries and peach nectar until strawberries are smooth.
Fill a 10 oz. glass with ice and add vodka and strawberry-peach mixture; stir to combine.
{I like mine with bits of strawberry in there, but you could strain out the solids as well.}
It’s the perfect summer drink to enjoy with a cute guy while dinner is on the grille!

Do these flavors intrigue you? Here are a few more yummy summer cocktails involving peach nectar and/or strawberries.

Drinkswap is one of the many drink recipe sources you can find on the web (click on the link for the measurements of each recipe)
YumSugar has a Strawberry Cocktail recipe that sounds divine.
Drinksmixer shares the perfect Bellini.
If you like vodka-based cocktails, here is a Pinterest board I found devoted to that is devoted to that topic.

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What are your plans for the 4th? I hope you’re up to something fun!
Thanks for stopping by for a visit today…..I wish you a happy week ahead!

I’m linking this cocktail to Tuesday’s Treasures at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia – thank you for hosting, Kristin!!

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Tuesday 3rd of July 2012

This looks like the perfect summer cocktail. Might have to try it!

Moore or Less Cooking

Monday 2nd of July 2012

Hi Lisa! Your cocktail looks fabulously inviting, love Vodka drinks, my fave! I have linked up my Easy English Muffin Bread, thank you for hosting the fabulous party! Nettie

Maury Kilgo

Monday 2nd of July 2012

YUM! that looks like a perfect summer drink. I'm pinning it for future reference!

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Monday 2nd of July 2012

That drink looks like just the ticket here! It's been over 100 degrees for days and dry as a bone!

Dana Frieling

Monday 2nd of July 2012

Um, yum! Sounds very refreshing and it's pretty too. Double score!