Raspberries have antioxidants and they are rich in vitamin C and Vitamin B 1-3. They also contain folic acid, magnesium and many more.
This is a refreshing drink you can have on a hot day. Lemonade is a common drink, but feel free to mix it with other fruits to make interesting concoctions.
1/2 lb. fresh raspberries
6 cups water
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon lime juice
12 ounces lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage
1 cup crushed ice
1 cup fresh raspberries
18 Mint leaves
Place the raspberries in a pot and pour in 3 cups of water. Make sure that the water covers the raspberries. Add more if 3 cups is not enough. Bring it to a boil. After, lower the heat and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes or until the berries are soft. Drain the berries and set aside 1/4 of the water. Put the berries in a strainer and mash them, place the juice in a small saucepan. Include the meat, but discard the skin. Pour in part of the reserved water. Add the sugar. Mix well and bring it to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer it for 5 minutes or until it is thick. Let it cool.
In a pitcher, combine 2 cups of raspberry concentrate, 3 cups of water, sugar, lime juice, lemon-lime beverage. Stir well. Add the ice. Pour into individual glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries and mint leaves.
Photo Courtesy Of: thebittenword.com