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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 33.7
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g

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Sparkling Limeade

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Sparkling Limeade

Introduction

This refreshing and not-too-sweet beverage is almost too pretty to drink. Almost!
This refreshing and not-too-sweet beverage is almost too pretty to drink. Almost!

Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    1 cup strawberries, quartered*
    1/2 cup raspberries*
    4 limes, juiced (about 1/2 cup)
    1 tablespoon agave nectar**
    2 1/2 cups seltzer water or club soda

    *Using frozen fruit? No need to thaw or drain it.
    ** Agave nectar can be found in the health-food aisle at most supermarkets. You can substitute your favorite sweetener or omit it.


Tips

Cherries are equally delightful in this recipe when they're in season.


Directions

Pure the fruit, lime juice, and agave nectar in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour 1/2 cup into a glass filled with ice and top with 1/2 cup seltzer. Repeat with the other glasses.

You can refrigerate the fruit juice mixture for up to a week, but add the seltzer just before drinking.


Serving Size: Makes 5 eight-ounce servings.






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  • Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I didn't feel like going to the store to get strawberries, but I had some frozen unsweetened cherries. I threw them in the bender frozen :) and used splenda instead of agave! - 7/5/12

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this is a great recipe. I live in Florida, so fruit is plentiful and inexpensive. I have added raspberries, strawberries, cherries, blueberries and blackberries and even a little lemon/juice. Thank you for the recipe - 7/23/12

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Sounds refreshing, I think I will try and make it with Perrier instead of Club Soda. - 6/4/12

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this on our 100 degree day today. Really hit the spot! Slightly more tart than I like, next time I think I'll make it with just strawberries, but all in all, a really good summer drink! - 8/16/12

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    For the commenter that said 8 oz is a pretty small size for a drink: if you read "serving size" on ... really, any drink I've ever seen: 8 oz is the serving size. Just FYI. And that includes water, since the recommendations are always broke down to number of 8-oz glasses. - 7/6/12

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    WOW!!! Very refreshing! It tastes as good as it looks. - 6/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    gr8 over chipped ice!! - 6/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I bet Sprite Zero would go great instead of the celtzer water or club soda. Sooo refreshing on this HOT summer days. Thanks. - 6/10/13

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I liked it but I had to drink it at room temperature, I cannot tolerate cold in my mouth. I liked it a lot but the lime was the KEY. - 6/3/12

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make a drink with a Tble of lime juice (frozen) alittle water a lemon slice and club soda.YUMMMMMY - 6/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Thank you for this. Too many time people make their limeaids with 7up or sprite. I worked in an Ice Cream parlor when I was younger, this is how we made them. - 6/3/12

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My boyfriend and didn't really like this recipe. We used 1.5 cups cherries instead of the berries. All I tasted was lime juice, to the point it made my eyes burn and I couldn''t even drink it. Adding more cherries to the leftover mixture to dilute the lime helped a little bit. didn't make 5 servings - 7/23/13

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  • O.K.
    1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    one cup (8 oz) for a drink is pretty small. - 7/2/12

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    As I am allergic to Aguave I tried w/o rather than an alternative to Aguave nectar or nothing-which as I found out is good enough. - 6/11/12

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  • Absolutely LOVE this recipe! I made it exactly as instructed and it turned out great! Delicious! - 8/6/13

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  • This was very tasty, even my kids loved it. Instead for using raspberries I used blueberries and instead of club soda I used sprite zero. I defiantly will be making this again! - 8/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds wonderful! - 7/31/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I might try this sounds good!!! - 7/31/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Wonder how this would taste using diet tonic water instead of club soda?Will try it soon. - 7/31/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am going ti try this. Look good. - 7/31/13

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  • Great loved it - 9/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    yum! - 7/23/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I don't eat raspberries, so I was glad to hear that I could sub cherries instead. :) I will try this tonight! - 7/12/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This looks good. I am going to try it soon - 7/5/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just looking at this made my mouth water! Very tasty! Just might be my fave drink for the summer! - 7/5/12

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have a home carbonated water maker and will use this to make this drink! - 7/5/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Any suggestions on an alternative fruit to use if you are allergic to strawberries? - 7/3/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i think ill try this - 6/26/12

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks good... - 6/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    whats not to like? - 6/3/12

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  • Very refreshinig - 6/3/12

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  • very good-easy to make too- - 6/3/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks great! Can't wait to try it! - 6/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    YUM! - 6/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds wonderful. Can't wait to get some seltzer water next time I go shopping. - 6/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Refreshing........ - 6/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    refreshing! - 6/2/12

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  • I had to use frozen raspberries as I could not find fresh ones at the store. It only made 1.5 cups of fruit syrup so I used 1/3 cup for the drink. I had to add splenda to add some sweetness. If I make it again I would not use as much lime juice. - 5/28/12

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  • We loved it! My husband wanted his a little sweeter, so we added half of a packet Stevia to a glass. I didn't have raspberries, so I used a total of 1 1/2 cups of strawberries. Nice and refreshing! - 5/27/12

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  • This recipe only made 2 cups of fruit syrup,not five and it was way too tart for both me and my husband. We tried adding a little bit more agave to each drink, but it wasn't enough to overcome all that lime juice. - 5/27/12

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  • my grandchildren love this on a sunny day and with all pinic . - 5/27/12

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  • Refreshing. - 5/27/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I great if you have your own soda machine!!! Much purer flavor and if you dont then I used the Berry water from Trader Joe's. That made it yummy!!! (Some selzer's have chemicles in them like soda, just their's is minus the sugar.) ;-) - 5/27/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    YUMMY - 5/23/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Going to try this one for sure! Hoping that it will help with my soda cravings. - 5/23/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This looks great...I love lemonades and discovered how wonderful agave is in them!! - 5/23/12

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