Friday, 17 July 2015

Pimm's Smoothie with Co-Operative and Giveaway!

I don't know about you, but when the sunshine comes out I love a cool refreshing drinks of Pimm's! It is simply a perfect drink to relax with in the sun!

So when I was asked to create a new cocktail using Pimm's I could not wait to get started.

I know that the traditional way to enjoy Pimm's is with lemonade, strawberries, cucumber and mint. So I decided to make cocktail based on the traditional drink but I gave it a new twist. I left out the lemonade and made a smoothie using just the fruits. Poured over ice this is a perfect way to enjoy some of your five a day with a good old dash of Pimm's!

This is what I did...



Pimms Smoothie

Ingredients

200g Strawberries
100g Cucumber
2 tbsp Fresh mint
100mls Pimm's

Method

Simply place all of the ingredients in a blender and blitz until you have a smoothie!

Pour into a glass of ice and enjoy!




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169 comments:

  1. I'd use my homemade pink lemonade and add lemon and lime!

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  2. Beetroot juice-i'madding it to everything at the moment

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  3. Nothing, but I would use mint from our own garden.

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  4. A dash of Angostura Bitters (tastes nice in home-made lemonade and cocktails).

    ~ Anthony G

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  5. definitely the lemonade i love the stuff xx

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  6. I would add some fresh mint to sharpen it up!

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  7. A shot or two of lime cordial for extra zing :)

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  8. My ice cubes which have frozen chunks of different fruits.

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  9. Lynsey Buchanan17 July 2015 at 21:36

    Some Lemon & Lime

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  10. a swig of vodka and some pomegrante seeds

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  11. I'm really into Mangos, so would add some to make it a bit sweeter

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  12. I think it needs a few Kumquats to give it a little edge

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  13. I think a touch of vodka or lemonade xx

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  14. Maybe add some fresh blackberries!

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  15. Isabell Whitenstall18 July 2015 at 18:21

    A touch of vodka

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  16. Paula Readings19 July 2015 at 20:23

    Ice & a slice

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  17. i would add strawberry suryp

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  18. I'd add cucumber slices and fun shaped ice cubes!

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  19. Ooh this looks tasty, definitely going to try this one next time we have friends over/a BBQ :) xx

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  20. I always use ginger ale instead of lemonade.

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  21. Bananas and lime, lovely and summery!

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  22. Strawberries & Sugar Free Cloudy lemonade

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  23. Cloudy lemonade

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  24. definitely the lemonade - leanne w

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  25. Jodie Holyoake21 July 2015 at 19:54

    A bit of lemonade + also lime

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  26. Just a little squeeze of lime :)

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  27. I'd add wine...... okay... replace it with wine... :p

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  28. Raspberry and a dash of lime

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  29. We had our Pimms with lemonade, orange slices, strawberrys, mint, cucumber, ice, and special homemade cardboard glass covers held in place with the straws. This was after a bird poo near miss because we have house martins nesting on the house! Thank goodness it missed the Pimms, they were full tall glasses, it would have been terrible! hahaha!

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  30. Going to make this tomorrow. Will add a bit of lemon for some zing too!

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  31. I'd use rose lemonade instead of regular lemonade for a twist on the flavour!

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  32. Blueberries and raspberries

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  33. would have to be cola

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  34. Lucy McClymont23 July 2015 at 06:36

    a splash of gin!

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  35. I'd add a few blackberries and raspberries ;-) (Laura Jeffs)

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  36. add a few sprigs of lavender <3

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  37. I'd add some MORE Pimms - let's get the party started!

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  38. Strawberries!

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  39. Linda Harrickie27 July 2015 at 16:10

    Lemonade

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  40. Strawberries & Mint

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  41. A splash of rum and some ginger ale

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  42. Raspberries, Lemonade & Ice :)

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  43. think i would add orange juice
    kayke_Dee@yahoo.co.uk

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  44. Sounds perfect ...I'd just add a straw!!! 😍

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  45. I love all berries in my Pimm's so I'd add raspberries, blackberries, blueberries - and they're even better if they're frozen!

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  46. one drop of vanilla essence, and a teaspoon of Bailies....ummmmmmmmmm

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  47. A splash of ginger ale and lime

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  48. Frozen strawberries instead of ice-cubes

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  49. lemonade or sparkling flavoured water

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  50. Home-made lemonade (Pete)

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  51. A splash of lime and some cucumber and strawberries

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  52. Icecubes with frozen mint leaves in so as it melted it would add a nice minty zing to it :)

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  53. Beetroot juice - Its really good for your blood pressure so may help counteract the alcohol lol!

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  54. A bit of prosecco to add a little fizz!

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  55. Strawberries and sliced grapes :)

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  56. Coca cola and a splash of lime

    Trevor Linvell

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  57. kiwis and strawberries

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  58. Has to be lemonade

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  59. Frozen whole raspberries.

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  60. Raspberries and Blueberries!

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  61. Strawberries, mint and cucumber

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  62. Not keen on pimms so anything to take away the taste!

    @Cloudyskies29 on twitter

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  63. Kerryanne Atkinson5 August 2015 at 21:38

    Some Small balls of honeydew melon x

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  64. as i dont like pimms id add blue curaco and vodka to mask it taste

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  65. a little bit of lime...love the taste of lime

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  66. id use lemonade and mint

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  67. Add some Dr pepper and amaretto!

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  68. I'd use pink lemonade instead!

    Stacey guilliatt

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  69. Lorraine Crawford6 August 2015 at 12:28

    Lemonade!

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  70. Champagne for a special occasion

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  71. Champagne, to make the occasion especial!

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  72. Mint, Lime and a splash of Cointreau!

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  73. Some mango would be nice in it

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  74. Some fizzy water

    Kelly Ellen Hirst

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Thank you for your comments I do love to hear what you think and try to reply to as many as I can x