Beauty starts on the inside, right? Spas certainly know that and many serve healthy drinks that quench more than just thirst!
Slice oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, cucumbers or fruit of choice and add to pitcher of chilled mineral water. Be creative! Garnish with fresh mint.
Kombucha Wonder Drinks
Kombucha is a culture passed down through generations and is believed to be the secret to longevity and vitality. Kombucha Wonder Drinks contain the culture along with organic teas and fruit essence. Available at Whole Foods ($1.69) in Phoenix or find out more at www.wonderdrink.com.
Thai Heart Tonic
Vitamin C, beta carotene and potassium make this Thai-inspired tonic help with circulation and heart health.
1 peeled orange
1 medium red bell pepper
handful of alfalfa sprouts
6 sprigs of fresh cilantro
Process in juice extractor, stir and serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of the Thai Spa Book.
Canyon Ranch “Almosjito”
1/2 fresh lime
1/2 fresh orange
4 sprigs fresh mint
1/4 cup white grape juice
1/4 cup sparkling water
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
1/3 cup crushed ice
Squeeze lime and orange into cocktail shaker. Add mint, white grape juice, water, maple syrup and ice. Shake and strain into glass.
Recipe courtesy of the Canyon Ranch kitchens.