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Friday 20 February 2015

Better with BRITA - Hot Mocktail Recipe

I've teamed up once again with BRITA on their 'Better with BRITA' campaign, to help inspire my readers to incorporate filtered water into their everyday lives, as part of a healthy lifestyle.

We drink a lot of water in our house, and the fridge is always full of refilled bottles, which does get a bit much when I can no longer fit the weekly shop in as the boys keep loading it up with bottles filled from our BRITA water tap. I could do with drinking a bit more myself, but I'll come to that in a future post when I take on a hydration challenge.

I do manage to keep myself hydrated throughout the day mostly through hot drinks such as coffee and tea (both regular and herbal). I also love a cocktail from time to time so I've combined the two in a hot mocktail, which will warm you from the inside in this cold weather, as well as keeping you hydrated.

Winter Spiced Hot Mocktail

Winter Spiced Hot Mocktail - serves 2

2 ginger teabags
400ml BRITA filtered water*
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tbsp pure Canadian Maple syrup
half an unwaxed lemon

  • Add the teabags, water, cinnamon sticks & syrup to a pan
  • Cut a slice of lemon, cut in half & set aside
  • Squeeze the juice from the remaining lemon into the pan along with the skin
  • Bring everything to the boil and simmer gently for 2 minutes
  • Pour into glasses and top each with half a lemon slice and a cinnamon stick
  • Drink whilst hot

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* use BRITA filtered water to ensure that you receive the full flavour from your ingredients, and it's not tainted with limescale and impurities

I am being compensated to work with BRITA on their Better with BRITA campaign

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