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Staying Healthy this Labor Day Weekend

by Cascade Ice on September 1, 2016

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Hey Cascade Ice fans! As you know, Labor Day is right around the corner and that means barbecues, relaxing and enjoying the day! This week on the Flavorful Life blog, we’re serving up some tips on staying healthy over the holiday weekend.

Whether you’re hitting the lake or kickin’ it by the pool, good food and company are usually involved. When sharing a big meal with your friends and family, there’s going to be plenty of options for you to choose from! Trying to stick to your diet or health regime? Try brining a couple of food options you can enjoy eating as well as your guests! You will feel more comfortable knowing how healthy the food is as well as contributing to your backyard barbecue or picnic.

Remember, it’s important to stay active as well, so don’t be afraid to fill in for that volleyball or football game! And most importantly, stay hydrated! Cascade Ice is the perfect drink to serve at your Labor Day get-together. Because if you’re trying to enjoy the weekend while staying healthy, what’s better than a zero calorie and sugar free Cascade Ice?


Cascade Ice’s Perfect Popsicles

by Cascade Ice on August 18, 2016

What’s more perfect than a frozen treat to enjoy on a sunny day? A frozen treat made with Cascade Ice! Today we’re sharing a recipe that will surely keep you cool and refreshed without any of the sugar.

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To make Cascade Ice’s Perfect Popsicles, start with a few of your favorite flavors of Cascade Ice; the more colors the better! Some of our favorites for summer include Coconut Mango, Strawberry Lemonade and Pink Grapefruit. Grabyour popsicle mold and pour each flavor into the individual sections. 

Then, cap them off and place carefully in your freezer. Wait just a couple of hours and serve! These are perfect for your weekend barbeque and serving to the kids as after-schools treats. Cascade Ice’s Perfect Popsicles will satisfy your sweet tooth without any of the sugars found in traditional popsicles.


Have you Tried our Newest Organic Flavors Yet?

by Cascade Ice on July 21, 2016

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If you enjoy the more genuine flavors of organic fruit, you’ll love our USDA Certified Organic Sparkling Water! Flavored with essences extracted from the natural oils of each fruity selection, these waters are completely guilt-free and 100% pure of sweeteners & dyes. With 10 delicious varieties to choose from, it may be difficult deciding which one to try first! To inspire you, we rounded up some of our newest flavors to try out.

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-Organic Pomegranate

Packing the powerful flavor combination of both sweet and tart, Organic Pomegranate is a juicy, refreshing choice that is sure to win you over with its lasting zing. We recommend drinking it chilled or over ice with a splash of fresh organic juice (we love cranberry).

Organic Orange Mango

Since its July, we’d like to take a moment to talk about our favorite sunny fruits: Orange and Mango! This tropically-inspired sparkling water is every bit as hydrating as it is unbelievably tasty. Organic Orange Mango mixes well in cocktails (alcoholic or non) garnished with a wedge of fresh mango and an umbrella pick. Because when something tastes this good, you want to embellish.

Organic Black Raspberry

This dark, delectable fruit tastes luxurious in any setting, but we prefer it in our sparkling water. When was the last time you felt spoiled while staying hydrated? You might even add some grown-up pizzazz to your Organic Black Raspberry with a shot of vodka… Treat yourself!

 

Cheers to America’s Birthday!

by Cascade Ice on July 1, 2016

The 4th of July is just around the corner, and we’re ready for the fireworks, BBQs, and cherished moments with our families. If you’re looking for a way to make your party extra memorable, we encourage you to try one or both of these festive cocktail recipes! This Independence Day, stay refreshed! And have fun!

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Red, White, and Merry Berry
Ingredients
3 oz. Vodka
Ice
6 oz. Raspberry Lemonade Cascade Ice
3 oz. Club Soda
Half a lime
Garnish: raspberries, blueberries and strawberries
Add ice and vodka in 2 glasses. Pour the Raspberry Lemonade Cascade Ice over the top; add club soda and a squeeze of lime juice, if desired. Stir to combine and serve with muddled berries!
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Captain Colada
Ingredients
3 oz. Malibu Rum
3 oz. Blue Curacao
6 oz. Coconut Sparkling Ice
Ice
Whipped Cream
Garnish: Maraschino Cherries
For this Captain America-themed drink, combine ice, rum, Coconut Cascade Ice, and Blue Curacao in a blender. Mix until the drink is a slushie consistency, then pour into two glasses. For the finishing touches, swirl whipped cream and add a cherry on top!