Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water

Refreshing coconut water infused with mint, raspberries, and peach. Filled with tons of fruit, this drink is perfect for hydrating on a hot summer day. 

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water | Cooking with a Wallflower

During the summer, when the weather is hot, we need to keep ourselves hydrated for many reasons but mainly to quench our thirst. Too little water during a heat wave can cause heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. My drink of choice is usually icy cold water.

I love drinking icy cold water, especially when adding fruits and mint for an infusion of flavor. But sometimes I want a slight variation.

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water | Cooking with a Wallflower

Coconut water is perfect for varying your summer drinks. It’s refreshing, hydrating and isn’t very sugary like some juices and sodas. However, it does contain sodium so for some people, it might take some getting used to. That included me. It took me awhile to like coconut water, and only certain brands.

I decided to use coconut water as the main ingredient for this summery drink and infuse it with some of my favorite fruits.

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water | Cooking with a Wallflower

 First, pour about 1 ½ cups of coconut water into a glass. I used Zico, but use your favorite brand of coconut water.

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water | Cooking with a Wallflower

Dice up part of a peach to make a ¼ cup. Make sure to dice the peaches small that way you can suck it up through a straw. Otherwise you’ll have to use a spoon to scoop up the peach bits. Add the diced peaches to the glass.

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water | Cooking with a Wallflower

Add ¼ cup raspberries. I recommend mashing up some of the raspberries before adding it to the glass. The raspberry flavor will be stronger that way.

Then add 2-3 mint leaves for a refreshing taste.

Either refrigerate the beverage until it becomes cold or add a few ice cubes.

Serve the beverage cold. Enjoy!

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water | Cooking with a Wallflower

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Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 drink

Raspberry Peach Mint Coconut Water

Refreshing coconut water infused with mint, raspberries, and peach. Filled with tons of fruit, this drink is perfect for hydrating on a hot summer day.

Author: Andrea Giang

Ingredients

1 ½ coconut water

¼ cup peaches, diced

¼ cup raspberry

2-3 mint leaves

3-4 ice cubes

Directions

Pour coconut water into a glass.

Dice peaches into small bits. Add both peaches and raspberry into the coconut water.

Add in mint leaves.

Refrigerate the raspberry peach mint coconut water to chill or add a few ice cubes.

Serve the beverage cold.

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