How to Drink More Water, Delightfully
The temperature’s rising, and so is our thirst — but we’ll admit that unglamorous H2O often takes a backseat to cold brews and ice-cream treats. Science backs those extra trips to the cooler, though, as even mild dehydration can interfere with brain function and mood. Stay happily hydrated with these creative reasons to keep your glass at least half full.
A garnish is the oldest trick in the book, but think beyond lemons and limes. Cucumber makes for a refreshing savory swap.
Celery Ice Cubes
Raw celery leaves
Celery leaves have a bunch of other surprising uses: Mix the raw leaves into a garden or fruit salad for a fresh, herbal note; put a handful into a stir-fry; saute them with aromatics as a base for soup or stew; pan-fry them to garnish a roast.
1. Freeze leaves in ice cubes to pack a cocktail or another drink with an extra hit of bright celery flavor.