Berry Fizz

It happened again….

One of my amazing food bloggin’ pals has hit the ground running with a spectacular cookbook! Heather Christo’s Generous Table is something you need in your hands now. Talk about an abundance of beauty, creativity and awe inducing recipes. I am thrilled to share this cookbook with you today. Heather gave me free reign to choose any recipe from her book. Thanks girl!

I went with the Berry Fizz. The name, simplicity and perfect flavors behind this simple beverage has me bubbling over with JOY…

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Do you all ready follow Heather Christo’s blog? If not you must! This talented gal was trained at culinary school and is a pro chef, party planner & entertainer. In her cookbook recipes are divided into seasonal chapters ~ with a focus on holidays, parties and entertaining.

I promise you this: you will feel like Heather is by your side easing any entertainment fears or jitters. The recipes are simple to prepare, yet elegant and memorable.

Besides ~ Heather’s beauty, smile & grace will capture you from cover to cover.

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Heather calls this natural soda ~ Italian soda without the artificial syrups that we so often see in this kind of beverage.

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What could more fabulous than muddled fruits and fizzy water? Add a touch of your favorite natural sweetener if you wish. You can mash/muddle the berries on the bottom of the glass with a pestle or fork. It is quite fun actually!

You can also drink it out of a sparkly princess glass…

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Use any seasonal fruits you have on hand.

You can also add mint leaves if you wish. Muddle them into the mix or simply garnish with them.

As great as this drink is for kids as is. This fizz would also make the perfect cocktail. Add your favorite spirits for a fruity ~ fizzy ~ boozy kick. A few ounces of light rum, vodka or gin would add a touch of celebration at showers and parties.

Berry Fizz | Italian Soda or Cocktail Recipe |


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Two fans can win signed copies of this book. Within the pages of this beautiful cookbook you will find 105 recipes, entertaining decorating tips and helpful sidebars with all kinds of smart tid-bits. Heather Christo’s Generous Table is available now for pre-order.

This giveaway will be open until Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 midnight PST. Winners will be chosen at random. Giveaway copies will ship quarterly to USA entries only.

To Enter (up to 7 entries per person)

  • Mandatory Entry Go to website and tell me which recipe you would like to try.

Extra Entries: Leave a Separate Comment for Each

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Heather Christo’s Generous Table by Heather Christo © 2013 Kyle Books

~ Marla Meridith

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167 thoughts on “Berry Fizz

    1. Kris…those sparkly princess glasses were a gift. Purchased somewhere in Orange County I suspect ~ sorry I cannot be more of a help!

  1. I didn’t have to look very far down the list of recipes. I would make the Spicy Halibut Ceviche. Yummy!

  2. I looked through so many of her recipes, but one I saw for sure that I will definitely be trying was her Apricot Glazed Ham and Biscuits. Looked wonderful, but yet easy enough for me to make.

  3. Omg basically all of the recipes under the Banana category, the Beans & Lentils category, and the Breads & Rolls category! Especially the Banana-Sweet Potato Bread. Mmmm 🙂
    Thanks a bunch for this!

  4. I’m definitely going to try the Cookies and Cream donuts, they would make a great Sunday morning breakfast!