The summer arrived in Brussels so any cold drink is really welcomed.
This time I want to propose one homemade, effort 1 min, almost zero calories: fruity water.
I grab a hand of strawberries (this is what I have, but can be tried with different fruits), a lemon (slices), and some mint leaves (from my balcony): add with ice and water in my blender, and several seconds mix. The final product is fresh, cold, zero sugar added (only natural fructose from fruits) and ready to drink.
Before to have a blender I was doing the same without blending, just wait several hours to mix the flavours thanks to the natural effect of osmoses. Just add some ice cubes before to drink. I tried various combinations with:
– elder flowers
-orange with blueberries
-watermelon + mint
-lemon + cucumber + mint
-orange + cilantro
-rosemary + grapefruit
P.S. Brussels has a tap water good to consume. However, it is a lot of calcaire so I filter with a brita filter. You see, another reason for me to not buy water in plastic bottles and definitely no soda for us.