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Kick Off 2014 With Yummy Low-Calorie Drinks

by Cascade Ice on January 16, 2014

As 2014 commences, so do your New Year’s resolutions! How are they coming along? If you decided to cut back on those sugary, caffeinated drinks, then we congratulate you and wish you the best of luck! To give you some inspiration, here are a few yummy recipes that won’t hinder your New Year’s resolutions.

Spiced Apple Smoothie

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 apple (peeled and chopped)
  • ½ cup Cascade Ice McIntosh Apple
  • 1 cup Greek Vanilla Yogurt
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Nutmeg (optional)

End the day with a delicious Spiced Apple Smoothie! Peel 1 apple and chop into small cubes and place into a blender. Add 1 cup ice, ½ cup Cascade Ice McIntosh Apple, 1 cup Greek Vanilla Yogurt, ½ tsp. cinnamon and, if you feel like it, a pinch of nutmeg. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail 

  • 2 oz. Triple Sec
  • 2 oz. Limoncello
  • 1 handful raspberries
  • Juice of two lemons
  • ½ cup Cascade Ice Black Raspberry
  • Pinch of raw sugar

This is a great drink to have with a group of friends – it’s a party pleaser! Combine the fresh raspberries and raw sugar in the bottom of a glass. Muddle together until it has the appearance of jam. Add the Triple Sec, Limoncello and lemon juice. Add ice to the glass. Top it off with the Cascade Ice Black Raspberry. Stir well and enjoy!

Pomegranate Berry Martini 

  • 2 oz. citrus vodka
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ oz. Cascade Ice Pomegranate Berry
  • 1 oz. simple syrup

If your day needs a little something special, try this Pomegranate Berry Martini! Shake all the ingredients well in a martini shaker full of ice, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel and serve!

These recipes will not only taste delicious, but they will aid in your quest to drink less sugary drinks!

Low-Calorie Drinks for Your New Year’s Resolutions

by Cascade Ice on January 2, 2014

Happy New Year! Are you making a New Year’s resolution to cut back on sugary, caffeinated drinks and sodas? It’s easy to maintain those healthy New Year’s Resolutions with Cascade Ice’s low-calorie drinks. Let’s begin 2014 curbing unhealthy cravings with the sweet taste of Cascade Ice minus those unnecessary calories!

Coconut Pineapple Smoothie

Start off your New Year right with a Coconut Pineapple Smoothie. To make this fruit filled breakfast, pour 8oz Coconut Pineapple Cascade Ice into a blender with 4oz of ice. Slice fresh pineapple into cubes and add 1/2 to the smoothie. Then add 2oz coconut flakes, 2oz Greek yogurt and 1 tbsp of honey. Blend until smooth.

Raspberry Lime Rickey

Power through the day with a Raspberry Lime Rickey. Pour 8oz raspberries, 8oz Raspberry Lemonade Cascade Ice and 2 tsps of lime zest into a pitcher. Add 2oz fresh lime juice and garnish with sliced limes. Mix well and enjoy!

Peach Mango Sangria 

Mix up the low-calorie Peach Mango Sangria for a festive evening without a ton of calories. Pour 8oz of Peach Mango Cascade Ice over 2oz mango and 2oz peaches. Add 4oz dry white wine and 2oz orange liqueur. Stir well to complete the tasty, low-calorie sangria.


With these skinny drink recipes, you will be on your way to a great 2014! Stay tuned for more refreshing and low-calorie recipe ideas throughout the New Year!

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

by Cascade Ice on December 29, 2011

It’s almost the end of 2011 which means it’s time to make new year resolutions. Whatever your resolution may be there are ways you can ensure you don’t stray from your goals.

Think long term. Remember that things won’t happen within the first few days of the year and to keep pace throughout the rest of the year.

Create a plan. Set up your strategy for the whole year and break down your big goal into smaller, more manageable ones.

Write it down. Put your goal into writing and place it somewhere you can see it.

Track your progress. Write down your accomplishments! It will be a reminder that your hard work is paying off. Don’t forget to celebrate victories!

Whatever your resolution is make sure to have a plan. If you are cutting down calories, start by ditching the sugary soda for a sugar-free, sodium-free Cascade Ice!

What are your new year resolutions?

As Seen In: Adventures, Cupcakes & Sweet Wines

by Cascade Ice on February 21, 2011

Cascade Ice was featured in a blog called Adventures, Cupcakes & Sweet Wines. The blogger was a devout fan of Diet Coke so she was surprised by her willingness to forgo the soda for a bottle of bubbly Cascade Ice! To read about how Cascade Ice has helped Rebecca with her New Years Resolution click here!