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Refreshing Drink Ideas

Since the weather is getting warmer, it’s a good idea to find ways to cool down. In our last blog post, we shared ways you can keep cool by how you dress. In this week’s Peachtree Place Blog, we’ve got a few drink recipes for you to make the next time you’re looking for a refreshing drink to cool down! Don’t let the heat get you down! 


Cookies and Cream Milkshakes

  • 5 chocolate sandwich cookies such as Oreos 

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream, slightly softened 

  • 1/4 cup milk

Dunking your oreos into milk is one of the most satisfying things to do, especially when you get to stick that softened oreo into your mouth! This recipe allows you to combine the entire experience by drinking it in milkshake form! This treat will be refreshing and perfect for kids.

Arnold Palmer

  • 5 fluid ounces prepared lemonade

  • 5 fluid ounces prepared iced tea

  • 1 cup ice

There’s nothing too complicated about this recipe for an Arnold Palmer, but that’s why we love it! Drinks don’t have to be complicated to be delicious, and this is definitely the case with this recipe! We suggest you try it out the next time you’re looking for a cool, refreshing drink!


Peach Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cups peach nectar

  • 1 banana halved

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peaches

  • 1/2 cup frozen mango

  • 3/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt

  • fresh peaches and mint sprigs for garnish, optional

When people think of fruits in the summer, there are a few fruits that come to mind, one of them being the peach. This peach smoothie is the perfect drink for the summer! It’s remarkably simple and will be something you’d want to make everyday it’s hot!


Don’t let the heat of Columbia, SC get you down! If you’ve got some recipes you’d like to share with our apartment community, leave us a comment! Thanks for reading.