*This post is sponsored by Arrowhead® Brand Sparkling Mountain Spring Water.
Whelp, its hump day again. Arrowhead® Brand Sparkling Mountain Spring Water wants you to make a “Feel Good Moment” for yourself today and every Wednesday. Last week I talked about how much I love sparkling water. Today I thought I would share one of my favorite ways to drink it. This muddled ginger and strawberry drink recipe is SO tasty! My friend Danae mentioned she was drinking this one day on her instagram and I immediately had to try it. I LOVE fresh ginger but had never thought to add to a drink.
I very rarely use fresh ginger. But for some reason I always have some in my freezer. Ever since I made a syrup with it for homemade ginger ale for my son’s birthday party I have kept it on hand. The smell always gives me a quick pick me up. I’m very picky about the freshness of my fruit, but I hate to waste it. This is a great recipe for strawberries that are looking a little sad.
Do you know the trick of using a spoon to peel the ginger? So easy and quick.
Make this recipe to your taste. Slice up some fresh ginger and add to your glass.
Add as much lime as you like. I add 3 of these cut up pieces.
Roughly cut your strawberries and add them to the limes and ginger.
Then muddle your little heart out. I’m sure there are rules for not being too rough with your fruit but I just wanted to make sure that I was able to get the limes to release their oils and juice and make a dent in the ginger to release its flavor. The strawberries get pretty squashed.
Add ice to your glass and top with Arrowhead® Brand Sparkling Mountain Spring Water. Place a sprig of mint in the palm of your hand. Clap your hands together a time or two to get the mint to release its fragrance. Add the mint and a straw to your glass and enjoy.
This is super refreshing and delicious. The fresh ginger gives it a little kick and the fresh lime and strawberry just work so well with it. You will get pieces of fruit stuck in your straw. If you give it a little mix with the straw you can see from the shot above that the larger pieces can get stuck up on top of the ice and make it less likely to stop up your straw.
Or skip the straw altogether and guzzle the crap out of the this. It’s that good. The fresh ginger really makes this special. Are you a fan of fresh ginger?
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