Kiwi-Cucumber Sparklers

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 2 kiwis, peeled
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 oz fruit juice of choice
  • 3 cups lemon or lime flavored sparkling water

Preparation

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend kiwis, cucumber, honey, and water until smooth. Strain and save the liquid.
  2. Put ice in a large pitcher. Add kiwi-cucumber mixture, juice, and chilled sparkling water.
  3. Stir well, and serve with garnish of an extra slice of cucumber or kiwi.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • 118 Calories
  • 0 g Fat
  • 14 g Carbohydrates
  • 1 g Fiber
  • 1 g Protein

Source: Self.com

Photo Source: John Tseng / Flickr

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