Raspberry Basil Refresher

Raspberry Basil Refresher

This delicious and easy-to-make drink incorporates all the tastes of summer; fresh berries and herbs will have you craving this drink on every warm and sunny day! 


  • 1 cup fresh raspberries (preferably picked at Prairie Grove)
  • Handful of fresh basil (picked straight from your garden)
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 3-4 Tbsp of homey (or more/less to taste)
  • 4 cups of sparkling water
  • Ice cubes

For garnish

  • Fresh raspberries
  • Fresh basil leaves


  1. Puree half a cup of fresh raspberries with the lime juice and honey in a blender.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the sparkling water and raspberry purée mixture and stir well. 
  3. Add the remaining half cup of fresh raspberries, the handful of fresh basil leaves and refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow flavours to combine. Mix well again before serving.
  4. To serve, add ice cubes to each glass, pour over and garnish with more fresh raspberries and basil leaves. 
  5. Treat yourself, or some special guests, to a dang fine summer drink!
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