Mango Strawberry Peach Champagne Bellini Bar

Open a bottle of champagne or prosecco and celebrate Mother’s Day with a mango bellini, strawberry rhubarb or peach raspberry flavored champagne cocktails.

Great idea for a brunch! - Strawberry, Peach, Mango Bellini Bar Low Calorie, Low Fat Cocktail

It’s time for Recipe Redux again.  Recipe Redux is a recipe challenge founded by registered dieticians with a different theme each month.  This month’s theme was about treasured cookware, maybe something that had been passed down through the generations that you like to cook with.  I don’t have a single piece of cookware that has been handed down.  I don’t know why.  I have some family recipes although we have sadly done a bad job of keeping family recipes.  I do have my Great Grandmother’s Macaroni & Cheese recipe and another Great Grandmother’s butter cookie recipe but I don’t even have a wooden spoon they had used.  I had to think out of the box for this one.  I had planned on presenting a Bellini bar for Mother’s Day.  After all if we Mother’s cannot enjoy a glass of champagne on Mother’s Day, when can we?  While I don’t have any treasured cookware, I do have the champagne glasses from our weddings.  Yes, that was plural, we had two weddings.  I have a set of champagne glasses from each celebration.  One from my father-in-law and the other from my grandparents.  They are quite precious to me and seem to fit the bill.

My husband was born in India and is a Parsis, people of the Zoroastrian faith who immigrated to India in the 10th century AD.  His immediate family now lives in Singapore.  So when we decided to get married, we planned on having a Parsi ceremony in Singapore and a wedding here in the USA.  For the Parsi ceremony, I had to wear a sari.  We sat on two chairs facing each other but had a sheet separating us.  The prayers and ceremony were conducted with the sheet up.  At the conclusion of the ceremony, the sheet was taken down and we threw rice at each other.  Supposedly the person who throws the rice first, is the more dominant of the couple.  I threw mine first, of course.  It really was a charming ceremony and had many aspects that were similar to a wedding here.  At the reception we had large champagne glasses to toast each other with.

Great idea for a brunch! - Strawberry, Peach, Mango Bellini Bar Low Calorie, Low Fat Cocktail

Our wedding here followed about 6 weeks later.  My parents did fly to Singapore to attend that ceremony but the rest of my family was not able to.  It was particularly nice that they were able to celebrate with us at this ceremony.  At this reception, we had champagne glasses given by my maternal grandparents.  My husband and I like to joke that we are doubly married and stuck together for two life times.  Even though the champagne glasses have not been passed down through the generations, they symbolize a happy family and a long marriage.  My grandparents are still happily married for almost 64 years now.  My Mom is one of six kids and all are married to their original spouses.  Long marriages run in the family (my parents are on 45 years) and are the best possible gift to be passed down.  My husband and I are only on a puny 12 years of marriage.

So this year as we celebrate Mother’s Day, we also celebrate the wonderful foundation they have given us to live a happy life together.  What better gift could they give and could we give our daughter.  I hope she is as smart and lucky to marry her best friend and someone who treats her like the precious gift she is.  Cheers to all the Mom’s out there that give so much to their families and provide the stable, happy foundation for the children to live the rest of their lives.

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Great idea for a brunch! - Strawberry, Peach, Mango Bellini Bar Low Calorie, Low Fat Cocktail

Yields About 12 glasses

Mango Strawberry Peach Champagne Bellini Bar

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries, defrosted
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peach slices, defrosed
  • 1/2 cup frozen rhubarb, defrosted
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries, defrosted
  • 1 tbsp. sugar or honey, optional
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen mango, defrosted
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 bottles Champagne

Instructions

  1. In a blender, puree raspberries and peaches together. Pour into a small pitcher or jar.
  2. Rinse out blender and puree rhubarb, strawberries and sugar, if using. Pour into a small pitcher or jar.
  3. Repeat with mango and orange juice.
  4. Serve with chilled champagne.
  5. I like 1/2 to 1 ounce of fruit juice with 2 to 3 ounces of chilled champagne.
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Happy Healthy Eating,

Christie


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Comments

  1. Awww what a sweet wedding story! How awesome that you were able to celebrate both family customs!!! This drinks looks refreshing and perfect for holidays (or backyard BBQs, ha!!)
  2. What a fun idea! I love this for a brunch!
  3. That looks so good. I have only had a peach bellini before but these look so much better.
  4. Oh I am so on board with this lovely Bellini bar, it sounds refreshing, and perfect for Summer! Now I need a mango Bellini, YUM! Take care, Terra

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