Posted on May 9, 2012 at 2:38 PM
Having a great beverage is welcome anytime, but during the summer...it's time to really have fun. So how do you enjoy a nice mock-tail without the calories?
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The Brazilian Babe
1 cup of Zola acai juice
1 cup pineapple juice
1 (12 fluid ounce) can of Zevia Ginger Ale
1 orange, sliced in rounds
In a pitcher combine the Zola Acai & pineapple juice. Just before serving, slowly add ginger ale; stir to blend. Serve over ice in cups or glasses. Garnish with orange slices.
I cup of low sugar Lemonade (Trader Joe’s makes a good one)
½ cup of club soda
¼ of a cucumber, thinly sliced
2 slices of lemon, thinly sliced
In a glass, add 3-4 slices of cucumber. Add the low sugar lemonade and club soda (cukes may float to the top) let sit for 5 minutes. Add a slice or two of lemon and drink up!
Beach Body Latte
4 oz. of brewed coffee or just use a Starbucks Via* (I use decaf in the afternoon
4 oz. of 1% fat milk or Coconut milk, whatever is your favorite.
Sweetener, I suggest Stevia or Xylitol. Just follow the directions on the label, they all have different levels of sweetness.
1 teaspoon+ of vanilla extract
In a Blender bottle, add the coffer, sweetener, vanilla extract and milk of choice. Fill a 16 oz. glass with approximately 8 ounces of ice, and pour the sweetened coffee into the glass.
*If you use the Starbucks Via, just use 4 ounces of cold water
Booze Free Vitamin Booster
1 cup club soda
1 packet of Oxylent (This is a high quality multi vitamin. Please follow directions on the package. Available at: PCC & Whole Foods)
3 sprigs of mint
In a glass, add mint and pour in club soda. Add packet of Oxylent, stir, add fruit kabob and ENJOY!