Continuing with the Mexican theme, Michelle shared a Raspberry Lime Aqua Fresca drink in the South Arm Women Community Kitchen.
Aquas fescas (Spanish “cool waters”) are a combination of fruits, cereals, flowers, or seeds blended with sugar and water to make light non-alcoholic beverages. They are popular in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and the United States. Some of the more common flavours include tamarind, hibiscus and aqua de horchata.
- 3 cups fresh or one 12-ounce bag frozen raspberries (or strawberries)
- 1/2 cup sugar (or to taste)
- 1/2 cup lime juice (about 4 limes)
- ice cubes
- fresh mint sprigs and lime wedges for garnishing
Source: http://napavalleyregister.com by Isabel Cortez “Isabeal’s Cantina”
Here is some tips from http://www.webmd.com to help you drink more:
- Have a beverage with every snack and meal.
- Choose beverages you enjoy; you’re likely to drink more liquids if you like the way they taste.
- Eat more fruits and vegetables. Their high water content will add to your hydration. About 20% of our fluid intake comes from foods.
- Keep a bottle of water with you in your car, cat your desk, or in your bag.