• Pink Lemonade and Basil Drink Recipe
  • The Funny Family is Streamin with Netflix #StreamTeam
  • Spooky Fanta Halloween Punch
  • Minted for the Holidays – Help Me Choose My Minted Holiday Cards
  • The Magic Feather to ride the Dumbo ride at Disneyland – Wordless Wednesday
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Pink Lemonade and Basil Drink Recipe

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.
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Tasty Weight Management

Now that I am officially done having children (4 children is plenty!!) I am seriously cracking down on my health and weight management. After having 3 kids consecutively and feeling as if I had been pregnant and glutenous f o r e v e r, I am looking forward to slimming down and being the healthiest I can be. One significant way to reduce calorie intake daily is by reducing the amount of beverage calories. Filling up on empty beverage calories is silly, but plain water can get dull after a while. Therefore, I am always on the lookout for tasty flavored low calorie drinks. Crystal Light lets you have it all, tasty flavor for your water with just 5 little calories per serving. It’s a thirst quenching, body conscious win!

Pink Lemonade and Basil Low Calorie Drink Recipe #PlatniumPoints #shop

A Perfect Pairing…That Rocks

One of my absolute favorite herbs is basil, I love the earthy, fresh taste that it has. Even though it is most commonly used in Italian cooking, basil can be used in almost anything. Since it is from the mint herb family, basil provides a rich, pungent zap in sweet drinks that is not overpowering. I usually always have a fresh basil plant in my kitchen, someday I will have an herb garden full of it. I have chosen to create a Crystal Light pink lemonade and basil drink recipe that is low-calorie, super delicious and honestly, my new favorite drink. The basil and sweet lemonade pairs so perfectly together it rocks.Crystal Light Drink Recipes #PlatniumPoints #shop

Crystal Light Pink Lemonade and Basil Drink Recipe

2 cups of water
1 Crystal Light Natural Pink Lemonade on-the-go packet
3-4 Small Fresh Basil Leaves

Mix water and Crystal Light in glass
Add ice
Slightly pinch 3-4 small basil leaves with your fingers to release scent from leaf. Add to drink and stir gently.
Let drink set for 3-4 minutes to allow Basil to blend

Crystal Light Pink Lemonade and Basil Drink Recipe #PlatniumPoints #shop

Crystal Light & Miranda Lambert = Another Rockin’ Pair

Crystal Light is sponsoring the Miranda Lambert Platinum tour and rewarding its customers with an exclusive #PlatinumPoints Sweepstakes. It’s easy to participate in the contest, simply shop participating Crystal Light products at Walmart (where I get mine!) to get exclusive Miranda Lambert rewards – the more you buy the more you win. Earn rewards by purchasing Crystal Light products! At the end of the program, we’ll randomly select one winner. All purchases must be made by December 31, 2014, receipts submissions must be submitted by November 15, 2014, and points redemptions must be submitted by January 15, 2015. See Official Rules for details.

Crystal Light at Walmart #PlatinumPoints #shop


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