Friday, 25 May 2012

Easy Peasy Limey Squeezy

I have a particular fondness for beverages.. Shakes, sodas, slurpy slushies. I'm also a mean hand with the blender … no one makes crushed ice as well as me.

So here's an easy peasy limey squeezy recipe to get your juices flowing.

For a virgin mojito you will need… One lime... Fizzy water… Fresh mint, ice and agave syrup (or sugar, if you must).



I am a big fan of agave syrup as it has a low glycemic index. This means that when you ingest it, it does not cause an insulin spike causing you to store fat and the energy is released over a longer period. What's more agave is a low calorie natural sweetener, without any of the nasties of aspartame. Limes have a motherload of vitamin C and mint is like an internal spring clean, mildly antibacterial and with high levels of vitamin A and manganese (good for thyroid function and synthesising fatty acids and cholesterol).

Enough of the health spiel. Just muddle it all up, go lay out on the terrace and sip. 


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