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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

True Citrus 100% Natural Beverage Mixes

Today I would like to introduce you to the food & beverage company called True Citrus who makes cold-processed, crystallized lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit mixes that can be used for beverages, teas and in dessert and baking recipes. The True Citrus line of products are 100% natural and made from real fruit.

For my review today, they sent me 4 boxes of their beverage mixes can I received the following 4 flavors: Original Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, Orange (for your water) and Lemon (for your water) to try out for all of you. Each box comes with 10 packets and you simply mix one packet with 16 oz. of water (stir or shake it up) chill it and you are ready for a nice cold beverage. The Original Lemonade & Raspberry Lemonade only have 5 calories per serving. The Orange & Lemon (for your water) have 0 calories per serving. However, I love sweetened drinks so I did find that adding a teaspoon of granulated sugar to each of my beverages was the perfect sweetness for me.
The first one I tried out was the Raspberry Lemonade and I poured one packet into a large cup of water and within 3-4 seconds it was completely dissolved with no clumps at all. I then added my teaspoon of sugar (not required) and threw in a few ice cubes. I made my mother the Original Lemonade at the same time (didn't put sugar in hers) and the two of us sat down to enjoy our cold beverages. We both thought that they tasted excellent...matter of fact, you would of never guessed that all of this "goodness" came from a little packet!

For the True Orange...I decided to mix those with some water and I poured them into the wee-ones popsicle mold and placed it into the freezer for 5 hours to make some homemade popsicles for her. Once they were firm, I removed one and handed it to her and she said "Nana good pop" so I guess you could say...the wee one loved her new pops! I did the same thing with the True Lemon and I wasn't sure if she would like lemon pops but low & behold, she does! So if you have kids I would suggest buying those plastic popsicle molds and use some of these True Citrus mixes to make some homemade low-cal popsicles for them! yeah!

Overall, we love these mixes as they are super convenient, taste great, easy to use, great to take on the go and just a fabulous product! We give them 2 thumbs up and recommend them to you! You can fan/like True Citrus over on Facebook and/or follow them over on Twitter.

Disclaimer: Shelly Hill has personally reviewed the product listed above. Shelly has not received any monetary compensation for her review. Shelly did receive a free product to try out so she could evaluate and use it for her review. Her thoughts & opinions in this review are unbiased & honest and your opinions may differ. The Shakin N Bakin Blog is not responsible for delivery/shipping of giveaway items won from this blog nor are we responsible for mis-use or injury caused by items won from this Blog. Content on this blog is copyrighted, all rights reserved. We reserve the right to legally pursue anyone who violates our rights and/or steals our copyrighted material.

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