Lemon + Mint Spritzer

The perfect summer mocktail to keep you cool and hydrated. Did you know lemons can also curb your appetite? They contain pectin – a soluble fibre that creates a feeling of fullness, resulting in the suppression of hunger pangs. Enjoy a refreshing glass 30 mins before your BBQ and watch your portion size diminish.

Recipe

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SERVES: 2

INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ peeled lemon
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup ice
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 tsp Natvia or honey
  • 1 cup sparking water

METHOD:

  1. Blend together all ingredients apart from sparking water
  2. Serve between two chilled glasses and top up with sparking water

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also writes for national health magazines, has launched a range of Protein Ball Mixes: Fit Mixes, and is the author of Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017).

1 Comment
  1. Lemon is also amazing for a variety of health benefits. Try hot lemon water every morning and see if you can feel the difference. From an alkaline balance in the body to improved digestion, the benefits are real

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