Rainbow Water Quencher

Kids need to drink more water. Adding fruit and lemon zest might help kids drink more. Eat Smart Idaho’s ‘Rainbow Water Quencher’ has been a favorite at USDA Summer Feeding sites. Make your own at home.

Rainbow Water Quencher

Most of us need to drink more water! Adding flavorful fruit and lemon zest adds flavor which might help us drink more.
Print Recipe
Coursebeverage
Servings1 servings
Calories30kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces ice cold water
  • 1 pinch lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon strawberries Fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple pieces Fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon raspberries Fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon blueberries Fresh or frozen

Instructions

  • Wash hands before working with foods or beverages.
  • Use a zester or grater to get the zest from the lemon then add it to a clean glass.
  • Add the fruit to the glass and stir together. We used strawberries, pineapple chunks, raspberries, and blueberries but you can use any fruit or vegetable you have on hand.
  • Add ice cold water and stir well until combined.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

What is lemon zest? The colorful part of citrus peel which smells great.
Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Water Quencher
Serving Size
 
1 cup
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
30
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Sodium
 
18
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Calcium
 
21
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
76
mg
2
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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