Tart Cherry Ice Recipe
With the hot summer days still upon us, this is a great treat to cool off with.
2/3 cup sugar
2 cups (10 oz) fresh or frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed
1/4 cup lime juice
Dissolve sugar in 1-1/2 cups water in a saucepan over medium heat; let cool.
Purée cherries and lime juice in a food processor or blender until smooth.
Add cooled syrup to cherry mixture.
Pour into a shallow pan or baking dish and freeze until solid, 6 hr or overnight.
Use a fork to scrape ice into a granita-like consistency .
Spoon into serving cups and enjoy.
When it’s hot and you want something fresh and delightful to really quench your thirst try this quick & easy drink recipe.
Lemon Orange Mixed Drink
1/2 of a lemon
1 tablespoon stevia
Ice cubes (about 1 1/4 cups)
Water (about 3 tablespoons)
Orange wedges or lemon slices (optional for garnish)
In a 16 oz shaker bottle, squeeze the juice from the lemon and orange.
Add the ice cubes.
Add the water.
Cover and shake.
Serve in a glass.
Garnish with orange wedges or lemon slices, if desired.
Makes 1 serving.
Calories 173, Total Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 3 mg, Carbohydrate 45 g.
Those of you who follow me on Twitter or on Facebook know, this week I’ve been posting teasers of fruit infused water!
Now’s the time to finally share with you in one place 🙂
I had the wonderful opportunity to review the Fruit Infusion Jug from Takeya along with a glass water bottle.
I have to admit I LOVE the Fruit Infusion Jug, I could use this every day!
You can get all the recipes and watch the video here