Beverages

Our favorite holiday recipes!

La Criolla Spice Tree

We at La Criolla enjoy cooking, good food, and great ingredients, especially around the holidays.  We’re always talking food, and anyone who has come to visit us can smell the spices as soon as they walk in the door!  Gatherings … Continue reading

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Apple Cider

Ingredients: 1 Gal. Apple Cider 6 La Criolla Cinnamon Sticks 1 TBSP La Criolla Whole cloves 2 cups water Boil cinnamon sticks and cloves in the water until the water is dark (approx. 20 minutes) Pour apple cider into large … Continue reading

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Coco Loco Mango Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 large ripe mango 1/2 cup coconut manna (ground-up coconut meat) 2 Tbsp. chia seeds 2 tsps. La Criolla Turmeric 1 tsp. La Criolla Fruit Seasoning Dash of La Criolla Cayenne Pepper Fresh lime juice Cup of ice Combine … Continue reading

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Try cinnamon in your coffee this morning!

Did you know… 1/2 Tsp. of cinnamon a day can help lower your cholesterol Cinnamon is a natural anti-bacterial The spice is a great source of iron and calcium Next time you have a cup of coffee, replace cream and … Continue reading

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Green Smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup almond milk 4 celery stalks 1 cucumber 1 cup kale 1/2 green apple 1/2 lime 1 cup pineapple 1 tablespoon La Criolla coconut oil 2 cups ice La Criolla cayenne pepper, to taste La Criolla fruit seasoning, … Continue reading

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Latin Limeade with Mint

Serving Size: 3-5 people Ingredients Grated zest of one lime (about 1 Tbsp) 1 cup lime juice (from about 4-6 Persian limes) 1/4 cup granulated sugar 3 cups water Several sprigs of fresh mint La Criolla fruit seasoning for glass … Continue reading

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Spicy Fruit (& Sangria!)

Spicy Fruit 1 Cup Pineapple Chunks 2 Mangoes-Cut into bite size pieces 1 Cup Melon (honeydew, cantaloupe, or watermelon) 1 Cup Grapes 2-3 limes, sliced 2 tsp. La Criolla Fruit Seasoning-You may add more or less. Mix all ingredients in … Continue reading

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