NA Strawberry Orange Fizz

8 oz. strawberries, hulled and quartered

3 in. fresh ginger, peeled and sliced

Three 3-in. strips of orange peel

1/3 cup honey or 1/4 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

1/4 cup water

Pinch of sea salt

to serve: 2-3 tablespoons strawberry orange syrup

to serve: Ice

to serve: 6 ounces sparkling water

to serve: Strawberries, orange slices, and/or mint leaves for garnish

Place ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 8 minutes, until the liquid in the pot is bright pink. Cool for five minutes, then pour through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl or jar, using a spoon to push on the solids in the strainer to extract as much liquid as possible. Cool.

To make each drink, add 2-3 tablespoons of syrup to serving glasses. Add ice cubes. Fill with sparkling water. Garnish with fruit and mint. Enjoy! Syrup will stay good in the fridge for a week.

GF V veg DF

Yield: 6 servings