A cool, refreshing snack or drink helps you beat the heat and stay energized at the office. Try some of these easy ideas in your office breakroom this summer!
Infuse everyday water with fruits and herbs. Start with herbs, if desired. Put fresh herb into your glass or bottle and bruise with a spoon or muddler to release flavor. Then, add fresh (or frozen) fruit and press gently with the spoon to release juices. Fill with ice cubes and water, and voila! A few combinations to try: watermelon & rosemary; blackberry & sage; orange, strawberry & mint; strawberry, basil & cucumber.
Iced coffee is a great way to cool off in the summertime! Choose your favorite brew, mix in liquid creamer to flavor as you choose and add ice...it's that simple. You'll find Coffee-mate liquid creamer pumps in Original Sweetened, French Vanilla and Hazelnut varieties.
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Treat your co-workers to ice cream! it's easy and inexpensive to stash a few boxes of ice cream sandwiches, popsicles or other frozen treats in the company freezer. Or go all out, and have an ice cream social! Choose several flavors, a variety of toppings, bowls and cones and let everyone create their own ice cream creation.
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Fruits and vegetables are in the peak of their season, so take advantage of these healthy, low-calorie options! Many fruits, such as grapes, cherries and berries, are deliciously refreshing when frozen. Or mix equal amounts of marshmallow cream and softened cream cheese to make a tasty dip to accompany your fruits. Veggies, such as carrots, celery, asparagus and sugar snap peas are perfectly accompanied by hummus or vegetable dips.