For the last few years, it seems like people in the US have become obsessed with fizzy water. And they’re all pretty interested in finding the best flavors and brands.
More recently, a few fizzy water makers have started using real fruit juice instead of fruit “essence” (which I never really figured out).
If you’re not counting calories (or if you’re trying to accumulate them, like I am), choosing any random type of fizzy water* and adding maybe a half inch of juice at the bottom of your glass (I use the fresh-squeezed tangerine juice at TJ’s) is *so* tasty and refreshing.
*(or make your own, if you have a reliable source of CO2 canisters)
*note: I’m surprisingly excited about the raspberry lime at TJ’s. One of my besties really likes the tangerine La Croix.
I have a spritzer every afternoon with my snack and it ensures that I get at least one big glass of water in the middle of the day.
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(There are also seasonal versions of this at TJ’s—around the holidays we stock up on their thin 4-pks of cranberry ginger. The ginger as the fizzy water has an element that is reminiscent of booze + special occasion, so I think of this one as a good non-alcoholic mocktail to serve to guests, and I also keep ginger beer and ginger fizzy water around for this purpose + as a home treatment for upset stomachs; I can serve it cold or make homemade jello with it.)