Blackberry Basil Spritzer

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Kristianne

I'm a San Francisco city girl who loves to cook and enjoy the outdoors. My cooking style focuses on healthy recipes, but I have a huge sweet tooth that I am constantly fighting! When I'm not cooking/eating/photographing/writing about food, I'm at the hospital full-time or running. I'm addicted to blogging about food - www.mysanfranciscokitchen.com

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I realized that we’ve been having the same few drinks over and over for dinner, lately – BORING! Finally, one night, I decided to get creative with some sparkling water, blackberries, lime, basil and my Magic Bullet. I call it the Blackberry Basil Spritzer! Okay, so I guess it isn’t really a true spritzer since this is a non-alcoholic beverage, but it’s just as refreshing!

The blackberries give it a nice fruity taste that’s not too sweet, while the basil adds a unique dimension of flavor that your taste buds will love. This drink can’t sit around too long or the fizz will disappear, so the Magic Bullet is nice to have on hand to whip one up when you want a fresh one!

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Blackberry Basil Spritzer Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sparkling water
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 4 fresh basil leaves

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Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients above to a Magic Bullet cup and pulse a few times until you reach the desired texture.

Makes 2 spritzers

 

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