What is it about the bubbling fizz of sparkling water or soda that people can’t get enough of? Seltzer waters aren’t bad for you, but what about soda? What’s so fascinating about these beverages that the average household spends $875 each year buying them to quench their thirst?
Kombucha tea is a fun, carbonated sweet/sour drink that has been around for thousands of years. Originating in China, Kombucha then spread to Japan, Russia, and eventually found its way to the United States, where it has become a popular drink option both for its unique taste and added health benefits.
All four of the waters in the title are carbonated, but they vary based on how they are made and used. You may feel like they are all different, but you might not know why. Using the tips below will help enlighten you as you make drinks at home, make drinks for friends, and use carbonated water to manage your health.
Most will agree that making your own sodas or even just carbonated water at home is more cost-effective than buying them a grocery or convenience store. As far as taste is concerned, when made with water that is properly filtered, homemade Coca-Cola, for example, is just as delicious and refreshing as its commercially available counterparts.
People are more health conscious than at any other time in history. There are countless documentaries, blogs, and articles detailing the importance of healthy food choices, and the link between our modern diet and debilitating diseases. Even fast-food chains are offering healthier food options.
In addition to the practical benefits, one of the most delicious advantages of having a SodaStream is the ability to make tasty recipes. Rather than limiting yourself a six-pack featuring a single flavor, you can use the machine to make an incredible range of appealing drinks.
Approximately 60 percent of the human body is made of water. However, we lose water every day when breathing, digesting food, eliminating waste and sweating. The amount of water people consume in fluids or food depends on various factors that include geographical location, season and physical exertion.
Soda makers are a huge trend right now. They save money on soda purchases and they also reduce the amount of plastic waste that gets added to the environment, a win win! The sheer amount of drinks you can make with these machines is staggering – and there are tons of new recipes and ideas being released all the time. While the soda maker is fun and exciting, it also needs to be cleaned occasionally.
Soda makers are simple kitchen appliances that allow you to carbonate your water. They are broadly divided in two categories, soda maker machines (as the name implies, bigger appliances that you attach bottles to) and soda siphons (bottles with a special cap that allows you to carbonate the water inside). They range in price from $15 all the way up to $250 with differences in terms of quality, effectiveness, brand and special features despite the fact that they all serve the same basic purpose.
Cuisinart has released 3 different soda maker models: 2 machines (SMS-201, SMS-216) and one siphon (CSS-100). There are sometimes letters at the end of these product codes to indicate the product color. They are all currently discontinued but can still be seen on Cuisinart’s website in the discontinued section. However, some models are still available online at very discounted prices.