Arizona Sunset is a fun and fruity, non-alcoholic drink, perfect for warmer weather – it’s reminiscent of Arizona’s awesomely beautiful sunsets! Since there is no alcohol, it’s great for adults and kids!
Have I ever told y’all how much I love living in Arizona?! I mean I really LOVE it here! We have lived here for almost a full year – and to tell y’all the truth, it has taken some getting used to, but I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else!
Last summer was brutally hot (this is Arizona – and we do live in the middle of a desert after all – I hear it’s brutally hot EVERY summer ha!) – but there is very little humidity here. Thank the Lord! We learned pretty early to plan our day a little more wisely – to do what we needed to do in the morning or after dinner …. and to avoid the mid-day! LOL. Being a family full of redheads – that sun is a killer on the skin!
Some of my favorite things about Arizona are the mountains (they’re all around us – they call Phoenix “the valley” for a reason!), the almost perfect weather year round and the sunsets are unbelievable! It’s almost as if God paints the sky a new portrait for our viewing pleasure every night! Those awesome sunsets were the inspiration for this easy drink …. by the way, you don’t have to be an Arizonian … or a “Zonie” (that’s what my SoCal husband calls Arizonians?!) to enjoy this drink! 🙂
Arizona Sunset is a fun and fruity, non-alcoholic drink, perfect for warmer weather - it's reminiscent of Arizona's awesomely beautiful sunsets! Since there is no alcohol, it's great for adults and kids!
- 1 cup Sprite soft drink
- 1 cup orange juice
- Maraschino cherries or orange slices, for garnish (optional)
- Place ice in 2 glasses. Add a splash of Grenadine to each glass.
- In a small pitcher or another container, stir the Sprite and orange juice together.
- Slowly pour over the Grenadine, dividing the mixture between the two glasses.
- Garnish with cherries or orange slices, if desired.
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