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These Delicious Drink Ideas Will Help You Say Goodbye to Soda Once and For All

On the hunt for new favorite recipes to add to your list of staples? The team at Westmount at Copper Mill, the best pet friendly apartments in Houston, encourages you to try your hand at these delicious options.  

Because nothing is more refreshing than an ice-cold drink, your recipe staples should also include favorite beverages. Whether it’s summer or not, you’ll want to reach for one of these healthy drinks in place of a favorite soda when you need it most. Check out these two refreshing recipes below, courtesy of your favorite apartments in West Houston, which include a Honeydew Lime Cooler and Cherry Smash.

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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