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These 9 Refreshing CNY Drink Recipes Will Help You Stay Energised, Fight Bloating & More

Simple drink recipes for kids, adults, and the elderly with lots of health benefits.

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This Spotlight is sponsored by LG PuriCare.

We all love the festivities that come with Chinese New Year, but one thing that we don't look forward to is the blazing hot weather

With the usual CNY weather in full force, it's important to stay hydrated and keep cool as we carry out all the celebrations, from reunion dinners to open houses. Plus, with all the feasting and snacking that comes with the season, it's easy to feel tired and bloated.

To help you stay refreshed this Lunar New Year, LG PuriCare has come up with some simple drink recipes for kids, adults, and the elderly. Check them out below!

They're packed with all kinds of healthy ingredients that will give you loads of different benefits.

RECIPES FOR KIDS:

1. Berry Booster - Help boost your little ones' immune system with this fruit-infused water that's rich in antioxidants and vitamin C

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Ingredients:

  • 4 orange slices
  • 6 strawberry slices
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • 500ml of ambient water

Instructions:
  1. Wash and thinly slice the oranges and strawberries
  2. Add the fruit slices and mint leaves into a cup
  3. Pour in the water, stir well, and serve

2. Just Peachy - This nutritious, flavourful, and comforting fruit brewed tea strengthens metabolism, vision, and the heart

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Ingredients:

  • 2 black tea bags
  • 6 peach slices
  • 6 lime slices
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • Honey
  • Ice (optional)
  • 500ml of hot water (75°C)

Instructions:
  1. Place the tea bags into a teapot and add the hot water
  2. Let it steep for about 3 - 4 minutes
  3. Add all the fruit slices and honey to taste
  4. Stir well and serve
  5. Add some ice cubes before serving if you'd like to have it cold

3. Purple Lemonaid - Packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properities, this delicious and hydrating drink helps improve memory and brain function

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Ingredients:

  • 100g of blueberries
  • 20ml of lemon juice
  • Mint leaves (for garnishing)
  • Honey
  • Ice
  • 120ml of cold water

Instructions:
  1. Put the blueberries in a medium sized jug
  2. Pour water in until it covers all the berries
  3. Use a hand blender to blend everything into a puree
  4. Add in the fresh lemon juice and your desired amount of honey
  5. Stir the mixture well before adding the water
  6. Drop in some ice cubes, garnish with mint leaves, and serve

RECIPES FOR ADULTS:

4. Rainbow Citrusade - This colourful citrus combo is not only a huge crowd pleaser, it's also an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber that will enhance your digestive system

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Ingredients:

  • 6 grapefruit slices
  • 6 orange slices
  • 6 lemon slices
  • 6 lime slices
  • Ice
  • 1,000ml of ambient water

Instructions:
  1. Fill up half a pitcher by alternating the fruit slices to create a colourful mix
  2. Pour in the water and stir well to get that perfect flavour balance
  3. Add ice cubes and serve

5. Passion Cooler - Beat the heat with this perfect thrist-quenching treat that's rich in vitamin A, C, B3, and B6

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Ingredients:

  • 1 green tea bag
  • 1 passionfruit
  • Honey
  • 500ml of hot water (75°C)

Instructions:

  1. Place the tea bag into a tea pot and add the water
  2. Let it steep for about 3 - 4 minutes
  3. Add as much honey as you like
  4. Put the passionfruit juice and pulp into a serving cup
  5. Pour over the brewed tea
  6. Stir well and serve

6. Summer Sipper - Light, refreshing, and sugar free, this drink is packed with nutrients, improves your digestion system, and helps with detoxification

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of basil leaves
  • Lemon zest (for garnishing)
  • 20ml of lemon juice
  • Honey
  • Ice
  • 500ml of ambient water

Instructions:
  1. Add the basil leaves and water into a medium sized jug, making sure that the water completely covers all the leaves
  2. Blend well into a puree with a hand blender
  3. Fill up half a serving cup with the basil puree
  4. Add in the fresh lemon juice and your desired amount of honey
  5. Stir well and add the ice cubes
  6. Garnish with lemon zest before serving

RECIPES FOR THE ELDERLY:

7. Zingy Ginger - Ease that festive bloat with this comforting beverage that soothes indigestion, aids in detoxification, and improves the immune system

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Ingredients:

  • 2 ginger slices
  • 1 lemon slice
  • Honey
  • Mint leaves (for garnishing)
  • 120ml of hot water (75°C)

Instructions:
  1. Put the ginger, lemon, and your desired amount of honey into a cup
  2. Add the hot water and stir well for that perfect flavour balance
  3. Garnish with mint leaves and serve

8. Immunitea - Inspired from a traditional remedy to improve eyesight, this drink is also loaded with antioxidants, boosts the immune system, and protects your liver

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Ingredients:

  • 1 dried chrysanthemum bud
  • 1 teaspoon of goji berries
  • 1/2 a slice of lemon
  • 500ml of hot water (75°C)

Instructions:
  1. Let the chrysanthemum bud steep in a cup of hot water for a few minutes until it blooms
  2. Add in the goji berries and lemon
  3. Stir well and serve

9. All’s Gold - De-stress anytime with this calming brew that has turmeric to help with diabetes, pain, rheumatism, osteoarthritis, memory, and skin conditions, plus honey as a natural energy booster

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Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 20ml of lemon juice
  • 1/2 a slice of lemon
  • 120ml of hot water (75°C)

Instructions:
  1. Combine the turmeric powder and honey in a cup
  2. Stir the mixture well until it forms a paste
  3. Add in the lemon juice and hot water
  4. Stir well for better flavour
  5. Add the lemon slice and serve

With the LG PuriCare Tankless water purifier, making all these drinks for your new year celebrations will be an absolute breeze

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It quickly provides you with clean drinking water in an environmentally-friendly way. Its cutting-edge Tankless technology directly filters water without the need for a tank, where potentially dangerous microorganisms can grow.

Thanks to LG's innovative Inverter Compressor and Induction Heating System, the LG PuriCare Tankless water purifier can instantly offer hygienic drinking water at any temperature - hot, cold, or ambient.

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You can even select different temperatures of hot water such as 40°C when you just want a glass of warm drinking water, 75°C to perfectly brew your favourite tea, and 85°C for that satisfying cup of hot coffee.

Plus, the LG PuriCare Tankless water purifier comes with water volume selections of 120ml, 500ml, and 1,000ml. These precise options make preparing drinks so much easier, whether you're just making something for yourself or for a big group.

Wanna get one for your home? LG is now offering a special Chinese New Year promo with up to 40% discount or only RM59 per month for rental of the ambient model.

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With the healthy ingredients, simple recipes, and hygienic water from the LG PuriCare Tankless water purifier, now you can easily make refreshing, healthy, and tasty drinks to keep your family and guests hydrated this Lunar New Year.

LG PuriCare wishes everyone a Waterful Lunar New Year!

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