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Replace Your Favorite Soda with Any One of These Delicious Alternatives

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Nothing is more refreshing than an ice-cold drink! It’s just a fact of life. Instead of reaching for a soda, here is a tip for you: make one of these refreshing beverages, instead! You can choose from these two recipes for either a Honeydew Lime Cooler or Cherry Smash. Take a peek at the ingredients below, courtesy of your favorite apartments in Northwest Houston, to get started.

Honeydew Lime Cooler

  • 1 small honeydew melon, seeded and cut into one-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 cups seltzer water

Place the cubed melon and grapes into the freezer for about an hour. In a blender, combine the frozen melon and grapes with the lime juice and honey. Process until smooth. Fill glasses until half full and then top off with the seltzer water. Stir and serve immediately.

Cherry Smash

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cherries, pits removed
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 cups seltzer water

Divide the cherries, mint leaves, and sugar into four glasses. Mash these ingredients together with a wooden spoon or muddler. Stir in the lime juice and fill each glass with ice. Top off with the seltzer and garnish with fresh mint leaves. Serve immediately. 

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