Saturday, July 7, 2007

Refreshing Treats To Help You Coll Off 2

Fruit Skewers
Fresh fruit is a summertime staple. For a new way to enjoy this old classic, try skewering generous us chunks of your favorite fruit on kabob sticks. Create colorful, luscious combinations using pineapple, strawberries, grapes, and kiwi. To make this treat unique, freeze the fruit kabobs before serving grill them in the backyard for a BBQ-appropriate dessert. For a healthy snack that's a bit more decadent, try drizzling melted dark chocolate (which is rich in antioxidants) oner your fruit kabob.

Ice-Cold H2O (with Delicious Twist)
Nutritionists are quick to remind us about the benefits of drinking water. And if you plan to spend lots of time outdoors, it's important to keep yourself hydrated. If plan water seems to passe for the exciting summer ahead, give your aqua attitude by adding fresh fruit. Instead of putting lemon slices in your water, try adding slice of orange, lime, or even pomegranate. This is a fresh, natural way to flavor your water that doesn't involve added sugar or preservatives.

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