Thursday, February 21, 2013

Raspberry Ripple Mocktail + Raspberry Juice

I love raspberries. They're so packed with flavour and not too sweet with that distinctive tartness that balances them all on it's own. Thank you nature! Here are a couple of delicious raspberry drinks that taste divine and are a wonderful alternative to soft drinks. I brought the mocktails to a uni function and without telling people they were sugar free and healthy they went down a treat, results like that just don't lie. I know you'll enjoy them too!

Raspberry Juice
Makes 1 serve
1/2 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)
2 cups filtered water
Stevia to taste (optional)
  • If using frozen raspberries allow to thaw
  • Blend ingredients
  • Strain as desired to remove seeds
  • Enjoy!
  • Keeps well in the fridge for 3 days
As you can see I don't really mind the seeds but I do try and make an effort for others who do. The overall result is just a bit more sophisticated and refined.
Bottle explanation: These were made for my peers at our assessment day, they were required to be artistic alliterations so these are Bridget Riley's Raspberry Ripples (aka Raspberry and Mint Mocktails)
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Raspberry Ripple Mocktail
Makes approximately 3 litres
2 litres mineral water (if you're fine with sugar you could use lemonade)
Stevia to taste
1kg Raspberries (I used frozen)
Handful of fresh mint
  • Thaw raspberries
  • Wash and remove leaves of mint
  • Combine all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until you reach a smooth consistency
  • Strain as desired to remove seeds
  • Enjoy!
  • Store in an airtight bottle to remain aerated
These taste way better than artificial soft drinks, if you're trying to kick the habit (or just like yummy drinks) give them a go!
Love and Smiles,






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