Let’s make it cool to drink water!
Color makes food fun! Guess what happens when you add color to your water? Bingo! Loads more fun, and plenty of requests to drink water. Here’s idea #1 on our list of 100 Ways to Hydrate: Color Coolers!
Directions for Drink Water Idea #1: Color Coolers
1. Wash and chop three different colors of fruit. We used strawberries, blueberries and mango. Use whatever your kids find at the market.
2. Add a few pieces of fruit to each cube in an ice tray. Fill with water and place the tray in the freezer for a couple of hours, until the cubes are frozen solid.
3. Serve with water, a sprig of fresh mint, and a fun straw.
I’m on a mission to make it fun to drink water and I need your help!
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A mother of two, Jennifer Tyler Lee is the author of The 52 New Foods Challenge (Penguin Random House/Avery 2014) and the creator of the award-winning healthy eating game, Crunch a Color®. Her family cooking adventures have been featured at Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Rachael Ray’s Yum-O!, Laurie David’s Family Dinner, Pottery Barn Kids, and Whole Foods Markets. She is a featured blogger at The Huffington Post.