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Spa-ah

4 Jan

Ah. Spa. Can’t you smell the heady eucalyptus/rosemary/chamomile scent?
As deepest darkest winter hits, we are in need for some serious TLC.
Deep hair conditioning, exfoliating, detoxing.

We’ll start with our favourite spa water, followed by some other outstanding sippers.

SPA WATER
1 orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1/2 grapefruit, pink or white, sliced
1 cup fresh mint leaves

Add all of the ingredients to a clear pitcher and fill with water. drink at room temperature.
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CUCUMBER WATER
handful of mint
8 slices of skinned cucumber
half a lemon sliced in half circles
a bottle of sparking or still water
ice

Muddle or crush the mint in a pitcher, then add the cucumber and lemon. Pour the water into the pitcher and serve in tall glasses filled with ice.
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CANTALOUPE AQUA FRESCA
from the Trellis Spa, The Houstonian Hotel, Houston, TX

Cantaloupe and cucumber, peel and slice both.
Layer in pitcher with ice and four cups of water.