Blueberry Recipe to Help You Burn Calories!
The antioxidants that make these berries blue may trigger increased fat burning.
- 1/2 cup blueberries, plus 12 blueberries for garnish
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 cups sparkling water
- 6 oz elderflower-flavored liqueur
- 4 lavender sprigs for garnish
- In a small saucepan, bring to a boil the blueberries, sugar and water. Cook 1 minute, breaking up berries with a spoon. Strain syrup, reserving liquid (you should have about 1/2 cup); let cool 15 minutes. Fill a large pitcher with ice. Add blueberry syrup, sparkling water and elderflower-flavored liqueur (such as St-Germain); stir well. Pour into 4 glasses; garnish each with 3 blueberries and a lavender sprig. Serve immediately.
177 calories per drink, 0 g fat, 22 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein