Healthy Mixed Berry Drink

Diet Tags


Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Pescatarian

Excessive alcohol consumption can harm kidney health and lead to conditions like proteinuria. Choosing healthier drink choices, such as a refreshing mixed berry drink with coconut water, is a proactive way to limit alcohol intake and support your overall well-being.

Recipe Benefits

Choosing a healthy mixed berry drink over excessive alcohol consumption can have several health benefits. The hydrating and antioxidant-rich combination of mint, lemon, lime, blueberries, strawberries, and coconut water supports kidney health and helps reduce the risk of proteinuria.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (from 1-2 lemon)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (from 1-2 lime)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 3/4 cup strawberries
  • 2 cups coconut water

Instructions

  1. Place the mint leaves into a large pitcher and mash them together.
  2. Add the lemon, lime, and honey, and stir well to ensure everything is mixed correctly.
  3. Pour the coconut water into the pitcher and shift it to combine all the ingredients.
  4. Pour the drink mixture into four glasses, filling them only 1/2 to 3/4 full.
  5. Add some strawberries, blueberries, and ice cubes to each glass to finish.
  6. If you’d like, you can garnish it with some fresh mint before serving.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:


  • Calories: 117,8 kcal
  • Protein: 1,1 g
  • Fat: 0,8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25,6 g

Based on Nutrisurvey

Disclaimer

While this mixed berry drink offers a flavorful and nutritious alternative to excessive alcohol intake, it’s important to note that using honey in the recipe may not be suitable for strict vegans. To make the recipe fully vegan, you can replace honey with an alternative vegan sweetener, such as agave or maple syrup. Consider your dietary preferences and health needs when preparing and consuming this drink.

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