We all know that staying hydrated is essential to good health, and this is especially so as the days get longer and warmer and we’re more active. Are we all getting eight glasses of water a day? I know that I, for one, struggle to get this minimum recommended amount of water on a daily basis. So, here’s a refreshing, hydrating drink that makes it all easier: fruity elderflower sparklers! Consider this less a recipe and more of a little tickler to spark your creative ideas on how to stay hydrated and enjoy some refreshing drinks! What’s your favorite way to hydrate?
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Green Grape & Strawberry Elderflower Sparklers
- 1 handful of organic, fresh, washed fruit (strawberries with stems removed & cut into bite-size pieces or green seedless grapes)
- 1 Tbs. elderflower syrup
- 8 oz. sparkling mineral water
Equipment: one muddler (is that what it’s called?)
Directions: For each sparkler, place the fresh fruit in a glass and use a muddler (or alternatively, the handle of an ice cream scoop or wooden spoon) to gently crush some of the fruit to release juices and soften it. Add the elderflower syrup and then pour in the sparkling mineral water. Give it one last stir with the muddler, sip, and relax. Repeat 7 times a day, varying the fruit (blackberries and kiwi are also good!). You can “drink” the fruit as you sip, or spoon it out at the end and eat.