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Summertime Drinks

Sometimes you are in the mood for a tasty drink without all the fuss. Here are a few super simple ideas when you want a fun summer time drink to keep you cool!

 

Fruit infused Water

Ingredients:

Water (sparkling or still)

Ingredients can vary depending on what fruit flavors you are wanting here are some options:

Lemon Lime

  • 1/2 lemon, cut into slices
  • 1/2 lime, cut into slices

Strawberry, Kiwi, & Lime

    • 1 kiwi, peeled and cut into slices
    • 2 strawberries, hulled and cut into slices
    • 1/2 Lime cut in slices

Watermelon Orange

  • 3-4 small slices watermelon
  • 1/4 cup orange slices

Raspberry & Mint

  • 1/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

Pineapple Coconut

  • 1/3 cup slices fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup fresh coconut chunks (outer shell removed)

Blueberry Orange

  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 orange, cut into thin slices

Fill your glass or pitcher with ice, fruit, and herbs.

Fill to top with water.

The water will start to take on flavor after about 15 minutes. For best results wait 30 to 60 minutes.

Citrus fruit will turn the water bitter in about 4 hours, so drink any citrus-containing flavors before then.

 

Frozen Chocolate Milk

Ingredients:

Chocolate Milk

Ice

Whipped Cream

 

Combine Chocolate Milk and ice in blender. Blend and top with Whipped Cream. Yummy Frozen chocolate milk in minutes!

 

 

Frozen Cranberry Lemonade Juice

Ingredients:

Cranberry juice

Lemonade

 

This is a simple and tasty drink. All it takes is a few hours of advanced planning. If you have freezer safe cups you can fill up the cups with half cranberry juice and half lemonade and freeze. Take out of the freezer before fully frozen and slush up using a spoon. If you leave it in too long, add a little cranberry juice to help it get to your preferred consisentcy. If you do not have freezer safe cup you can fully freeze the cranberry in ice cube tray then put them in the cup you would like to use and add some cranberry juice and gently chop the ice with a spoon to a slushy consistency. 

 

You can always make just frozen cranberry juice or just frozen lemonade if you prefer.  

 

 

 

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