Monday, May 14, 2012

sparkling grapefruitade

Did you see what I saw yesterday?? Mr. Sun finally peeked his head out from behind all those rain clouds that have been hovering for far too long, and we had a glorious, blissful, 80-degree day.

J and I originally wanted to head to the Arnold Arboretum for Lilac Sunday. But then we woke up and realized that it was actually quite a hike, and we are both still fighting through the last bits of beastly work left in this semester. So instead we caught a matinee and spent the afternoon drinking iced coffee and typing, typing, typing.

But let's face it...it's high time we celebrate this warm weather...


...with something bubbly and sweet...


Sparkling Grapefruitade

Ingredients:
juice of 1 grapefruit, pulp strained out
2 cups seltzer water
lemon NuStevia, to taste -OR- sugar + lemon juice, to taste

Gently combine all ingredients in an airtight beverage container. Serve immediately to avoid loss of carbonation.


11 comments:

  1. Sounds so delicious and refreshing! i'd add some vodka for a nice summer drink ;)

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    1. Man, as busy as I've been...I definitely thought about it. ;-)

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  2. Mmm, refreshing and light - love it

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  3. MMM Mmm goooood....
    Missed you on Sunday at SOWA, hope to catch up soon!

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    1. Ugh, absolutely!! The end of this semester is sloooowly creeping by. Can't wait to have some time again!

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  4. Yes please do pour me a glass!
    :)
    Looks incredibly refreshing and I need a little pick-me-up ;D

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  5. Sounds awesome - is it okay if I had some vodka on the weekends? ;)

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  6. I've never heard of lilac Sunday! I'll have to keep that in mind for next year. This drink looks delicious! It is soo my style. Simple and unfussy but looks elegant. Good luck with the end of your semester! Hang in there Clair!

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  7. OH MY GOD. WANT. girl, you are so crafty. i seriously can't wait for you to teach me your ways when i am living a wee bit closer to you next year!

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  8. Hi this sounds amazing. Perfect summer drink? I think yes.

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  9. Sounds yummy and very refreshing!! I'll definitely be trying this one! Thanks!

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Thanks for making me smile. =)