Skinny Ginger Lime Soda

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A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!  

A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!

Nick and I had a pretty fast moving relationship.

Like reallyyyy fast. We were married within a year and a half of dating each other. But I wouldn’t change a thing about our love story.

A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!

Our first date was just at a local grill. We just met up for cocktails. It was all pretty casual. But I knew right then and there that there was something special about him. We talked until the place closed. I was a big bundle of nerves the whole time, fiddling with my bracelet and hoping I was saying all the right things. He played it cool, sipping on his Stella Artois and casually glancing over at the basketball game on the big screen. Turns out he was nervous too.

I couldn’t wait to see him again. So it wasn’t a big surprise that it was only 3 days later that we went on our first official dinner date. We both have a thing for Chinese food so we ended up at a beautiful Chinese Bistro by the beach. We agreed on everything from the appetizers to the entrees.

A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!

Sharing is a must for me. I want to try everything and having a significant other that doesn’t want to share food with me just wasn’t in the cards. Nick felt the same. We’ve been sharing ever since. I am always telling him what to order at restaurants just so I can have a few bites. He always humors me.

A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!

With our busy schedules we don’t make it to our favorite Chinese restaurant all that often anymore which is why I love picking up the P.F Chang’s Home Menu Line at the grocery store. They have all our favorites from Chicken Mini Egg Rolls to Shrimp Lo Mein. Yesterday just happened to be one of those busy nights so I whipped up some of P.F. Chang’s Frozen Home Menu Line Beef and Broccoli. I love it because you just toss it all into a skillet for 12 minutes, heat up some rice and voila dinner is served!

A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!

Nick loves it because we get to have our favorite Chinese food at home and I love it because there are basically no dishes to wash. As a food blogger, sometimes I REALLY need a break from dishes. I whipped up some ginger-lime simple syrup and made a Skinny Ginger Lime Soda to go with our easy dinner. They are so refreshing and are so much better for you than sugary sodas!

A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!

 P.F. Chang’s home menu is hosting a fun giveaway for all my readers. Lucky winners will receive a Wok Wednesday Kit to enjoy their very own P.F. Chang’s Wok Wednesday meal! Wok Kit includes: branded woks, chopsticks, and tableware. Entering is simple!  Just leave a comment sharing your #WokWednesday celebration ideas. So tell me, what would you whip up on a Wok Wednesday? 

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Skinny Ginger Lime Soda
 
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A simple and refreshing beverage, this Skinny Ginger Lime Soda is made with a simple syrup that is infused with fresh ginger, lime zest and finished off with sparkling water! No guilt and so much better for you than sugary sodas!
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Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons Grated Ginger (about a 3 inch Piece of Ginger Peeled)
  • 1 Tablespoon Lime Zest
  • ½ Cup Zero Calorie Sweetener (I used Truvia)
  • 1 Cup Water
  • ½ Cup Fresh Lime Juice (about 6-8 limes)
  • 1 (1.25 Liter) Bottle Sparkling Water
Instructions
  1. In a small pan, bring the grated ginger, lime zest, sweetener, and water to a boil. Once boiling, remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes. In a large serving pitcher, combine the slightly cooled ginger syrup, the lime juice and sparkling water. Serve immediately. Optional: Garnish with mint leaves.

 

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  1. says

    Awe those butterflies during the first days of dating are the best! Now we are just old married gals with littles now 😉

    I need to try these dishes because Dustin lovessss Chinese food and PF Changs but I don’t make it nearly enough. I am thinking this next Wok Wednesday will have to include this favorite General Tso’s!

  2. says

    Awww so cute! My relationship with my hubs was super-fast moving as well! We moved in together pretty much on the spot, and I wouldn’t change anything about that at all. And I see your girl got daddy’s favorite beer brand as a name 😉

    I looove the look of this skinny soda! Looks so refreshing!

    • Mariah Mercurio says

      Haha I am glad you noticed that. I was thought it was so ironic that it turned out that way. Never in a million years would I have thought that a year later we would have a little girl and name her Stella. But I really love it. You and I have such similar stories 😉

  3. Tina W says

    We like doing #WokWednesday with P.F.Changs Mongolian Beef and Egg Rolls, alongside steamed veggies and rice. Makes for a great “take out fake out” date night at home.

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