Last week, Texas got rain for the first time in four months.
As with everything, we do it bigger in Texas. We didn’t just get a little rain; we got inches upon inches upon inches. I’m not sure of the final tally, but it was somewhere between a drizzle and build-an-ark.
Needless to say, last week was swampy. Your clothes never completely dried out between mad dashes to your car from the office or into Brookshire’s. Your feet were never warm, and there was no point in even trying to fix your hair.
But suddenly, there was sunshine in a mug! A co-worker brought Alpine Spiced Apple Cider drink mix to work, and we made steaming cups full of fall-scented goodness.
Caffeine-free and fortified with vitamin C, Alpine Spiced Apple Cider is a blend of apples and cinnamon that can be served hot or cold. The sugar-free variety has only 15 calories! We had the traditional, but I’d love to go back and try the Pumpkin Spice as well.
In single-serving pouches, a mug of warm cider was easy to prepare, but the process could be made even easier with single-serve cups for single-serve coffee machines.
It was so good that I braved the weather that evening to stop at Brookshire’s to buy some for my family, too.