Sparkling water is a refreshing alternative to soda for people trying to drink less non-alcoholic drinks. Although there are many brands with a variety of flavors, it's easy to dress up plain or flavored soda water at home. And yes, you can make flavored seltzer even better by adding additional ingredients.
Here are some ways to make festive drinks with seltzer:
Fresh fruits and herbs
It may sound strange, but fruits and herbs are the perfect way to improve your drink. Some of my favorite combinations are strawberries and mint or citrus and rosemary. You can also leave out the herbs and mix a few berries in a glass of mineral water.
It's easy to overdo it with fruit juice if you don't care about serving sizes. For example, 1
In general, lemonade contains more sugar than I would like to consume in a drink. Again I mix a one-to-one ratio of lemonade or lemonade with sparkling water to cut sugar. And to be completely honest, I enjoy my carbonated lemonade better.
I recently started taking sparkling water in spicy margaritas. I mix a bit of seltzer with tequila, lime, orange juice and ancho chile liqueur.