Sometimes you just need something easy, light, and refreshing, especially in the midst of this seemingly unending summer heat wave.

sparkling grapefruit zinger

This sparkling grapefruit zinger kicks the fancy factor up a notch with snazzy basil, peach, & lime ice cubes. Feeling really fancy? Make it a cocktail instead.

grapefruit refresher

These ice cubes will add fun & pizazz to any summer beverage, but I especially love them paired with the crisp flavor of the grapefruit juice.

peach ice cubes

Peach Basil Ice Cubes

basil peach ice cubes

by with a Side of Sneakers



  • Water
  • Lime juice
  • Peaches
  • Basil


Dice peaches & rip basil into small pieces.

Fill ice cube trays half full with water.

Add a few peaches & basil pieces to each cube.

Fill remaining space with lime juice.

Freeze & add to favorite beverage or water.

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Sparkling Grapefruit Zinger

grapefruit juice drink

by with a Side of Sneakers



  • Sparkling water
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Batch of Peach Basil Ice Cubes


Place a few Peach Basil Ice Cubes in each glass.

Fill glass with half sparkling water & half grapefruit juice.

Serve & enjoy ice cold.

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What’s your favorite way to cool off during the summer?