Try these tasty, refreshing and healthy recipes this Christmas Day. From a berry and prawn salad to watermelon cocktail we’ve got your menu sorted. These recipes can easily be made for a large gathering so eat up, share and enjoy (the afternoon nap that follows)!
Try this summer cocktail on a sizzling Christmas lunch. With fresh watermelon and mint it will cool you down on even the hottest days. This drink recipe was tried and tested by SurfStitch staffer, Dajana and she guarantees it’s not only refreshing but healthy.
Ingredients: Coconut water, fresh watermelon, fresh mint, bacardi/ vodka, ice, extra mint or strawberries to top.
Method: Mix together coconut water, fresh watermelon, fresh mint, bacardi or vodka. Combine into a food processor with a handful of ice and blend on low until ice is just crushed. Fill a glass and top with fresh mint or strawberries.
For a mocktail option leave out the optional alcohol.
Triple Berry Summer Salad
This salad screams summer! Filled with fresh berries, avocado and an Australian Christmas essential of prawns it’s full and fabulous!
Ingredients: Baby spinach, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, sliced almonds, basic, avocado, feta and additional prawns
Method: On a big sharing plate place baby spinach and top with berries, almonds, basic, chopped avocado and fresh prawns. Crumble feta on top then dress with salad dressing (an olive-oil based vinaigrette would be best).
Recipe from: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/05/29/triple-berry-summer-salad/ & other images: pinterest