Side Street Style: Spring Spritz and Kilner Giveaway

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28/02/2016

Spring Spritz and Kilner Giveaway

Green juice


The past few days there has certainly still been that wintery chill in the air but with the sun out buds are starting to show, crocuses have grown, the daffodils have opened up and the days are getting that little bit longer each day. You can sense the change and the feeling of spring is slowly starting to filter into my soul. I really want to get out of the gloominess of winter and burst into colour and thought a nice little Spring Sprtiz would be perfect for that so I had some fun in the kitchen today and came up with this refreshing little number.


lemon and lime


Green Spring Spritz

1 Apple
1/3 of a Cucumber
1/4 lime
Mint leaves
Lemon slice
Ice cubes
Sparkling water.

Place an apple (I used a Gala), 1/3 of a cucumber, quarter lime and a few mint leaves into a juicer. Pour into a glass with some ice and top up with sparkling water, add some slices of lemon and there you go - simple as anything.

This drink is wonderfully refreshing, full of goodness and is great for those in need of a health kick or on a detox - although you could always add a shot of vodka should you feel the need (although of course not so healthy then) and turn it into a bit of a summery cocktail and would look fantastic in a Kilner Glass dispenser like the one below from NuCasa.


Kilner


Wouldn't this just be perfect for fresh juice, outside, with friends, having a little shindig? Best of all is I have one of these 8L Kilner Glass dispensers to giveaway to one lucky reader.





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168 comments:

  1. I love sparkling water mixed with Elderflower cordial

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  2. Half a pint of lager shandy.

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  3. A blend of lemon and berry infused water x

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  4. Still lemonade is my favourite

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  5. A mojito or a virgin mojito are delicious and refreshing in the summer :)

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  6. Mojito! Lovely memories of Mexico and volunteering with whale shark research. Homemade lemonade and Pimms are my other favs.

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  7. Homemade Lemonade, very refreshing

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  8. sparkling water and elderflower

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  9. I like a pimms on a summers evening - lemonade in the day x

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  10. Lemonade and lime

    KATHY D

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  11. I love pink raspberry lemonade!

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  12. Love elderflower cordial x

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  13. Pimms, lemonade and ginger ale :-)

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  14. Got to be Pimms perfect for summer xx

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  15. I love a Pimms and lemonade or a Gin and tonic.

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  16. Lemonade.

    Rachel Craig

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  17. I love Elderflower cordial, but also just a sliced cucumber steeped in water is very refreshing!

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  18. Homemade lemonade

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  19. I make a gorgeous cider punch - much prefer it to Pimms!

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  20. Brazilian avocado smoothies, perfect for sticky summer days

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  21. Elderflower cordial. It's such a lovely drink, plus it's great to add to other ingredients to makes cocktails x

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  22. I absolutely love homemade lemonade. My sister makes a lovely homemade lemonade, I just can't get mine quite as good as hers!

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  23. Homemade elderflower cordial

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  24. I love my home-made Elderflower cordial

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  25. Orange juice and lemonade or bitter lemon

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  26. Homemade lemon and mint drink, so refreshing.

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  27. Gin and Tonic - properly done with Hendricks Gin, Fentimans Tonic, wedges of lime and slices of cucumber.

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  28. Pimms! Everyone else is saying healthy and refreshing drinks but I just love pimms lol

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  29. I love a sweet Cider when the weather warms up and the sun is out.

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  30. Has to be home made traditional lemonade with lots of ice !

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  31. I love a Mojito, so cooling

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  32. I like a nice cold Stella Artois.

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  33. I love dandelion and Burdock

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  34. A mix of lemonade and cranberry juice

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  35. Elderflower cordial (my mum's homemade one is best!) With lemonade on ice x

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  36. Iced tea with lemon wedges

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  37. Homemade lemonade

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  38. Lynsey Buchanan4 March 2016 at 14:29

    Home made Lemonade

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  39. Favourite drink is home made apple juice (made with the apples from our tree) with a squeeze of lemon.

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  40. Freshly squeezed orange juice

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  41. Cloudy Lemonade

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  42. Pink Grapefruit juice is my summer time favourite!

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  43. Pimms for the adults and lemon, lime & bitters for the kids

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  44. I love a Mojito on a summer evening with my besties :-)

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  45. I love a Mojito! - Donna W

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  46. Homemade Mojito with lots and lots of ice and fresh mint :-)

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  47. Charmian Filewood8 March 2016 at 23:18

    Lynchburg Lemonade, very refreshing (lots of ice needed)

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  48. A nice refreshing lemonade x

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  49. A nice chilled Sauvignon Blanc is hard to beat on a summer's evening.

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  50. Alcohol free lager shandy or homemade lemonade - yum!

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  51. Love a Pimms in the garden on a sunny afternoon ;-)

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  52. I love Elderflower Cordial - made with still water and then a few bits of real fruit floating in top :) (usually lemon, orange and strawberry)

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  53. Homemade lemonade or if I'm in the mood maybe a Pimms

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  54. Fresh chilled orange juice.

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  55. Elderflower and Champagne Mojito

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  56. Orange juice & lemonade :)

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  57. I love making homemade orange and mango lemonade

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  58. Home made ginger soda made with Water Kefir grains, yummy and good for you :0)

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  59. Homemade Lemonade (Emma Schofield)

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  60. Pam Francis Gregory9 March 2016 at 21:14

    Pimms and Lemonade

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  61. I love elderflower cordial

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  62. I love a frozen strawberry daiquiri

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  63. gin. fresh lime juice and icy tonic!! (or no gin for the morning!)

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  64. It rather depends on the occasion,if it's friends over for a BBQ then I am rather partial to a Mojito or two.If it's fun in the garden with my young grandchildren then it's squash for them and lemonade for me x

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  65. I do like a nice Pimms with fruit in in the Summer. Also a nice glass of cold Rose wine. Otherwise a nice refreshing fresh fruit juice. (@PeanutHog)

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  66. Ice cold lemonade x

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  67. Elderflower Cordial mixed with fizzy water and a slice of lemon

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  68. Mine is a mojito, alcoholic or non-alcoholic! :)

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  69. Angosturra bitters with lemon and lime :)

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  70. Pimms with lemonade is one of my favourite drinks for Summer.

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  71. I love a glass or 4 of Pimms or Sangria.

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  72. Anything with Vodka in it!

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  73. I love ice tea with lime in the summer time (over ice if possible).

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  74. Mojitos are lovely and refreshing!

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  75. Sparkling water with orange squash.

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  76. Virgin Pina Colada

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  77. Same all year round, any dry sparkling wine.

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  78. freshly made still lemonade

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