Fancy a refreshing drink without the booze? Mocktails are a perfect choice but watch out for the syrup laden versions. Making your own is simple and much healthier. This lime version is light, tangy and revitilising. Sweetened with stevia it is also low in calories.
Difficulty – Easy
Time – 5 minutes preparation
What’s good about it?
Drinking lime water improves digestion. Limes are acidic and they help saliva break down food for better digestion. Additionally, flavonoids in limes stimulate secretion of digestive juices.
- Mix together the stevia and lime in a glass and stir until the stevia or xylitol has dissolved.
- Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
Did You Know?
Instead of lime try other citrus fruits – grapefruit and lemon are great alternatives
½ tsp stevia or xylitol to taste
Juice of ½ lime
2 slices of cucumber
Slice of lime
4 mint leaves
200ml Sparkling water or cucumber flavoured sparkling water