Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Homemade Sprite

Giving up sodas I think is a big part of getting healthier and losing weight. This means diet sodas too. Just reading the effects of saccharin is scary. Its been PROVED that it causes cancer. I hate knowing they had to test this on animals :( So that alone should scare you away!

But sometimes I do want something bubbly! So thanks to my wonderful health coach Carol Nees, she shared with me a way to make homemade sprite! Which is really about the only "soda" I want every once in a while.
So here you go, maybe this will help break the soda cycle for you!

Glass ( 8 oz or so) of Sparkling Mineral Water

Half of a FRESH squeezed lemon ( you can add some lime too)

Packet of SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetner ( I used half a pack and thought it was plenty sweet)


** Please note I said a fresh lemon. Already made lemon juice has been pasteurized which kills the goodness  of the lemon. ( Learned this from my sweet friend Marlaina !! )

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