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Cool Waters: 50 Refreshing, Healthy, Homemade Thirst Quenchers
     

Cool Waters: 50 Refreshing, Healthy, Homemade Thirst Quenchers

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by Brian Preston-Campbell
 

Can water really be cool? Most definitely - if it's enhanced, infused, and revved up with these thirst-quenching recipes that turn ordinary water into extraordinary, healthful, tasty beverages. Cool Waters shows you how to take water to the next level.Start with Quick Quenchers - recipes like Honeydew-Mint Mist and Blueberry Twist that feature just a few

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Can water really be cool? Most definitely - if it's enhanced, infused, and revved up with these thirst-quenching recipes that turn ordinary water into extraordinary, healthful, tasty beverages. Cool Waters shows you how to take water to the next level.Start with Quick Quenchers - recipes like Honeydew-Mint Mist and Blueberry Twist that feature just a few ingredients and easy steps to get you going. Nutricious Nectars such as Liquid Iron and Eau de Carotte deliver the superior rehydration and other benefits of commercial sports drinks, without any added sweeteners or unpronounceable ingredients. In the Special Sippers chapter, you'll travel the waters of the world with such enticing concoctions as Key Lime and Vanilla Spritzer and Fruta Bomba. As if that weren't enough, there's also a chapter on making specially flavored ice cubes and a guide to creating your own personalized flavored waters. Lovely color photos throughout amply demonstrate that water doesn't have to be boring anymore.With Cool Waters, it's so easy and economical to create pure, one-of-a-kind waters free of caffeine, added sugar, excess calories, and artificial sweeteners, colors, and flavors. And these waters won't add more plastic bottles to the nation's landfills. They're perfect for athletes and other active people, families on the go, hosts and hostesses looking for special nonalcoholic party drinks - in short, anyone who's ever been, or will ever be, thirtsty. So come on in, the water's fine! Fresh, Flavorful, Fabulous! Recipes include: Squirt of Citrus Red Cherry Spritzer Rose Water with Lemon Pressed Watermelon with Basil Water Pineapple and Lime Seltzer Workout Fuel Cucumberade Orange and Tamarind Elixer Antioxidant Power Thai Red Plum Fizz Tangerine-Ginger Cubes Strawberry-Kiwi Cubes

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“Between us, we have run six marathons and countless half-marathons– so we especially welcome the refreshing recipes in Cool Waters. This small book is big on healthful ideas for adding flavor and pizzazz to your glass.” – Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, co-authors of The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What You Eat

“Brian’s healthy, fresh approach to his thirst quenchers combines fruits, vegetables, and herbs to create unique flavor profiles designed to refresh. The recipes in Cool Waters satisfy my passion for both nutrition and food. Delight your taste buds with these delicious homemade beverages.” – Susan Mitchell, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.D.A., host of the nutrition and health podcast on WDBO.com and co-author of Fat is Not Your Fate

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558323841
Publisher:
Harvard Common Press, The
Publication date:
01/25/2009
Series:
50 Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,381,552
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Brian Preston-Campbell is a professional food stylist and former chef. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he has brought his talent for food styling to national ad campaigns for such companies as Starbucks, Absolut, Nestle, Godiva, and Smucker's. His creative food styling has also appeared in magazines such as O: The Oprah Magazine,The New York Times Magazine, Prevention, and Men's Health. In addition, he was the food stylist for several books, including The Sneaky Chef and Good Spirits, winner of an IACP Cookbook Award for Food Photography and Styling. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.

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Cool Waters: 50 Refreshing, Healthy, Homemade Thirst-Quenchers 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
53sunray More than 1 year ago
I bought this book because the cover intrigued me. Who could believe water could be presented so beautifully? The book includes food pairings and recipes for elegant ice cubes. You won't have a problem drinking 8 glasses of water when you read this book.
ShakiraW More than 1 year ago
This book was more than I expected it to be. Delicious recipes and refreshing taste! What more can you ask for from water?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago