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How To Make Aguas Frescas. - Learn how to make aguas frescas using any fruit and water, and naturally sweetened with dates. They're incredibly delicious and refreshing. #vegan #glutenfree #simpleveganblog

How To Make Aguas Frescas

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Learn how to make aguas frescas using any fruit and water, and naturally sweetened with dates. They’re incredibly delicious and refreshing.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water (250 ml)
  • 1 cup blueberries or any other fruit (250 g), see notes
  • 1 Medjool date, pitted (optional)
  • Ice cubes (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add the water, blueberries (or any fruit) and date to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately with some ice cubes if you like your agua fresca cold. Best when fresh, keep leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Notes

  • This drink can be made with any fruit you have on hand. I always add the same amount of water and fruit (1 cup each). One cup is always 250 ml of water, but every fruit has a different weight, so if you’re not going to add blueberries, use a cup, don’t add 250 g.
  • Add more or less water, depending on how thick you want your agua fresca.
  • Feel free to use fresh or frozen fruit.
  • If the fruit is sweet enough for you, don’t add the date. If it’s not, add more dates if needed. Any other sweetener is also okay.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 of the recipe
  • Calories: 75
  • Sugar: 15.2 g
  • Sodium: 1 mg
  • Fat: 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.5 g
  • Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g