Blueberry Blast

Antioxidant-rich blueberries are both healthy and tasty. Kiss extra calories goodbye by using sparkling water in this...
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Antioxidant-rich blueberries are both healthy and tasty. Kiss extra calories goodbye by using sparkling water in this recipe rather than a sugary mixer.

Ingredients

  • 1/4  Cup  blueberries
  • 1.5  Ounces  elderflower liqueur
  • 1/2  Cup  sparkling water
  • 1  Tablespoon  lavender-infused simple syrup

Directions

Muddle together 1/4 cup of ripe blueberries with 1.5 ounces of elderflower liqueur, ½ cup of sparkling water, and 1 tablespoon of lavender-infused simple syrup for a sweet and sparkling cocktail that comes in at around 150 calories per serving. 

Blueberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blueberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.