HOTHOLIDAYPUNCH
  1. bring the orange juice, apple juice, water, cranberry juice, ginger, 3 cinnamon sticks, all spice, cloves to a boil in a large pot or saucepan, on medium heat, all simmering for 15 minutes, covered. 2. remove from heat, add the tea bags and steep for 10 minutes. remove the tea bags squeezing out any excess liquid. 3. Stir in sorghum (honey) until dissolved. Serve hot, w/ garnish (optional)

HOT MULLED FRUIT PUNCH

SERVES: 8 | PREP: 10 MINUTES | TOTAL TIME: 35 MINUTES

A SPIN OFF ON A GERMAN CLASSIC, THIS HOLIDAY FLAVOR WILL GIVE YOU THE WARM AND FUZZIES. ADULTS AND CHILDREN WILL ENJOY THIS BEVERAGE.

2 cups fresh or not from concentrate orange juice

2 cups apple juice

2 cups water

1 cup 100% cranberry juice

1 tpsn dried nutmeg

1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh ginger (sub 2 tblspn dry ginger)

3 cinnamon sticks

10 cloves (sub 1 tblspn dry cloves)

5 all spice berries (sub 1 tpsn all spice)

5 hibiscus tea bags

1/2 cup sorghum syrup or ethical non gmo honey

Fresh cranberries/Cinnamon sticks and/or Orange slices for garnish.

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  1. in a large pot/saucepan add cashew milk, coconut cream and coconut milk, vanilla pudding, vanilla, all spice, nutmeg, cinnamon sticks, ginger, maple syrup, simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes or until it begins to boil, reduce heat to low and let simmer covered for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.2. Remove from heat (if adding rum add in at this time and stir) 3. Remove cinnamon sticks from mixture, taste to adjust for sweetness or spice at this time while still warm.4. Pour into heat/cold safe glass container or in individual mason jars and place in refrigerator to chill. 5. serve chilled garnish with additional cinnamon sprinkled on top)

EASY DAIRY/EGG FREE COQUITO

COQUITO (little coconut) A HOLIDAY STAPLE IN PUERTO RICAN HOUSEHOLDS, ALSO KNOWN AS (de ponche navideño dominicano) DOMINICAN CHRISTMAS PUNCH; WE SUGGEST YOU PREPARE A LOT EXTRA FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. THIS TASTE CANT BE STORE BROUGHT. JUST USE YOUR CRAFTY SUPERPOWERS FOR SOME FANCY PRESENTATION AND THIS CAN EVEN MAKE THE PERFECT PRESENT. THEY WONT EVEN REALIZE ITS DAIRY/EGG FREE!

4 cups cashew milk (sub any dairy free milk)

2 3/4 cups whole coconut cream

2 1/2 cups coconut milk

1 box vanilla dairy free pudding (simply delish brand)

3 tbspn vanilla extract

4 sticks of cinnamon

1 tblspn ground all spice

1 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 tspn ground ginger

1/4 cup maple syrup (add more or less preferential)

1/2 cup white rum (optional, amount of rum added is also preferential)

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  1. pour milk, lime and juice into a pitcher, add sugar taste stir in vanilla.2. add ice and stir. pour in the orange juice and stir.3. garnish with orange slice. serve immediately.

MORIR SONANDO (DAIRY-FREE)

THE NAME LITERALLY MEANS TO DIE DREAMING. POPULAR IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC,ALTHOUGH NOT JUST FOR HOLIDAYS AND USUALLY ENJOYED IN SUMMER, THIS ORANGE CREAM BEVERAGE IS A GUARANTEED YEAR ROUND DELICIOUS TREAT. MY DAUGHTER LEARNED TO MAKE IT ALL ON HER OWN AT THE AGE OF 8 SHE LOVED IT SO MUCH. WITH MY DAUGHTERS DAIRY ALLERGY FINDING AN ALTERNATIVE WAS A MUST. I’M EXCITED FOR YOU ALL TO TRY THIS; WE KNOW YOU WOULD AGREE THIS IS A DEFINITE VALUE ADD TO ANY HOLIDAY BREAKFAST OR BRUNCH.

4 cups of coconut milk (sub any dairy free milk)

2 1/2 cups fresh squeezed or not from concentrate orange juice (we like pulp)

1 tbsp pure vanilla

3/4 cups organic cane sugar (suggestion add to taste)

1/2 squeezed lime (optional)

2 cups crushed ice