Summer is not officially over yet (not until Sept 22nd at least)! It is important to stay hydrated especially throughout thehot summer months.
We are made up of roughly 60-70% water and it is important that we replace what is lost through everyday activities and workouts. Even being slightly dehydrated can have a negative affect on both physical and mental functioning. So drink up with this guilt-free and very refreshing beverage. It will hydrate you without empty calories from added sugar.
It is tart from the lemon and sweet from the berries. Enjoy!
Did You Know? A tablespoon of lemon juice has just 4 calories.
Citrus fruits such as lemons offer more than just vitamin C. Studies have shown they aid in overall heart health and may prevent anemia, cataracts, cancer and birth defects.
- 5 frozen strawberries or ¾ cup frozen raspberries
- 1 lemon skin removed
- ¾ cup water
- 1 stevia packet or 1 tsp agave syrup
- Puree all ingredients together in a blender
- Serve immediately and enjoy (garnish with lemon peel if desired)