Some Tasty Recipes for Your New Tumbler

To celebrate Employee Appreciation Week, Norton Healthcare’s chefs have created refreshing drink recipes for you to enjoy in your new tumbler.

BERRY MINT SPRITZ

Servings: 1 (20 ounces)

  • 1 cup mixed berries
  • 2 sprigs of fresh mint
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 bottle of sparkling water
  • 1 cup ice, crushed
  • Extra berries for optional garnish

Rinse the berries and mint leaves with cold water. Muddle or purée the berries and mint together.

Fill your tumbler halfway with crushed ice, and spoon the berry mixture over the crushed ice in the tumbler. Top with sparkling water and stir.

Garnish with extra berries.

Nutrition information per serving: 96 calories; .04 g fat; 2.2 mg sodium; 24.4 g carbohydrate; 2.2 g fiber; 20.2 g sugar; .10 g protein.

SUMMERTIME BLUES

Servings: 1 (20 ounces)

  • 1 cup Vitaminwater Zero Sugar squeezed lemonade flavor
  • 2 tablespoons Monin Blue Curacao flavored syrup
  • Sprite Zero, to taste
  • Orange and lime slices for garnish

Combine ingredients in tumbler. Fill with ice and add Sprite Zero as desired. Garnish with a thin slice of orange and lime.

Nutrition information per serving: 112 calories; 1 g fat (1 g saturated); 9 mg sodium; 16 g carbohydrate; 15 g sugar; 1 g protein.

BUTTERFLY PEA FLOWER LEMON FIZZ

Servings 4 (20 ounces each)

  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup butterfly pea flower tea (loose)
  • 2 cups mineral water
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice as needed
  • Lemon slices for garnish

To make the tea infusion: Bring 3 cups water to boil and combine agave nectar and butterfly pea flower tea. Stir to dissolve agave nectar and allow to steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain, reserving the blue liquid that remains. Allow to cool.

Place ice in 4 glasses. Add 2 tablespoons lemon juice and ½ cup mineral water to each glass. Top each glass with the butterfly pea tea infusion. Mixture will turn from bright blue to purple. Garnish with lemon slice.

Nutrition information per serving: 55 calories; 1 g fat (1 g saturated); 44 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 14 g sugar; 1 g protein; 17 mg potassium; 6 mg vitamin C; 16 mg calcium.

COCONUT FAUX-JITO REFRESHER

Servings: 1 (20 ounces)

  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 15 mint leaves
  • 8 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • Ice

Add lime juice and mint to a glass. Using the back of a spoon or a muddler, gently crush the mint leaves. Fill tumbler with ice. Add the coconut milk and lemon-lime soda. Stir to combine.

Nutrition information per serving: 127 calories; 12 g fat (11 g saturated); 34 mg sodium; 6 g carbohydrate; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 201 mg potassium.

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