Basil and Strawberry Infused Chia Seed Water

Ingredients:

  • 5 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 30 fresh basil leaves, trimmed
  • 5 fresh strawberries
  • Water

Directions:

  1. Rinse basil and slice strawberries, then add to an airtight container.
  2. Add chia seeds to the container with about 24 ounces of filtered water and cover with the lid.
  3. Let sit overnight or until the chia seeds have expanded.
  4. Pour and enjoy!

 

From: http://kroger.inspiredgathering.com/recipes/basil-and-strawberry-infused-chia-seed-water?cid=ema.pro.News_January_20170107_KRO_B

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WATERMELON MOJITOS

Ingredients

30 large fresh mint leaves, coarsely torn by hand

3 to 4 thick slices fresh watermelon

12 ounces light rum, such as Bacardi

1/2 cup simple syrup

6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (3 limes)

Sprigs of mint and spears of watermelon, for serving.

Directions

Use a mortar and pestle to mash the mint leaves. Remove and discard the rind and seeds of the watermelon. Put the fruit into a food processor fitted with the steel blade and puree. Put the mashed mint into a large pitcher with 2 cups of pureed watermelon, the rum, simple syrup, and lime juice and stir to combine. Pour the mixture into a pitcher for serving.

Place ice cubes in 6 glasses and pour the mojito mixture into the glasses. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint and spears of watermelon. Serve ice cold.

 

DOLLHOUSE LEMONADE

Ingredients
1 (12-ounce) can pink lemonade concentrate
4 cups raspberry sherbet
1 (12-ounce) can of lemon/lime soda (I used Sprite)
Preparation

1. In a pitcher, mix the lemonade concentrate with the recommended amount of water.

2. In a blender, combine the sherbet with 4 cups of the lemonade mixture; mix until combined. Pour into individual glasses. Add the soda, stir gently and serve.

TROPICAL FRUIT FROSTEA

1 cup boiling water

1 Lipton Iced Tea Brew Family Size Tea Bags

3 tablespoons sugar

2 cups cut-up fresh pineapple OR 1 pint strawberries, hulled

1 banana, cut into chunks

3 cups ice cubes (about 18 to 24)

Pour boiling water over Lipton Iced Tea Brew Family Size Tea Bags in medium bowl; cover and brew 5 minutes. Remove tea bag and squeeze. Cool slightly.

Process tea, sugar, pineapple OR strawberries, and banana in a blender. Add ice cubes, one at the time, and process until frosty, Pour into a pitcher and serve immediately.

Makes 5 servings

1 serving= 8 fl. oz.