Looking for a refreshing yet satisfying summer drink? This late summer hit uses wholesome ingredients you'll love. Take a sip today!
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Water is referred to as the "gold standard" of hydration. However, hydrating all summer with the same drink can become a bore. With sneaky sugars and fats hiding on nutrition labels, is there a delicious yet nutritious summer drink that helps you reach your hydration goals?
Strawberry Fennel Sparkling Cream Soda is about to become the drink of the summer. One of the most hydrating fruits, strawberries boast a water content of 91%. Fennel adds the touch of a sweet-smelling herb so powerful it's also considered medicinal.
Read on for a recipe that is both refreshing and filling during hot summer days.
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Strawberry Fennel Sparkling Cream Soda
Gluten Free | Dairy Free
10 oz sparkling water
1 cup coconut cream, unsweetened
1 cup sliced strawberries + more (as desired) for garnish
1 Tbsp Monk Fruit Blend ( I use BetterBody Foods Monk Fruit Blend) or other sweetener of choice
Blend strawberries in a blender until they reach a pureed consistency.
Add in sparkling water, simple syrup, coconut cream, and sweetener. Blend until fully combined.
Garnish the drink with extra sliced strawberries as desired. Enjoy! This drink keeps in the fridge for a couple of days.
Don't forget to snag this delicious simple syrup I used in this recipe. It's an easy, affordable way to upgrade your hydration status.
Elliott B. 19 Water-Rich Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated. Healthline.com. Published August 9, 2017.
Kubula J. 10 Science-Based Benefits of Fennel and Fennel Seeds. Healthline.com. Published September 17, 2019.