Mad Mad Martian Juice

Serve these fun green drinks at a summer party or a Halloween bash.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • ½ cup snipped fresh mint or basil or 1/4 cup snipped fresh tarragon

  • 1 recipe Simple Syrup (see recipe below)

  • 1 ½ cup water

  • 2 cup ice cubes

  • Lavender sprigs

  • Lemon wedges

Simple Syrup

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • ¼ cup water


  1. In a blender container combine herb, syrup, and water. Cover; blend until nearly smooth. With blender running, gradually add ice cubes through hole in lid, blending until slushy. To serve, pour into glasses and serve with lavender sprigs and/or lemon wedges. Makes 3 or 4 servings.

Simple Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring just to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Cool; cover and chill at least 1 hour before using. Makes about 1/3 cup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

65 Calories
16g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 65
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 16g
Vitamin C 8.9mg 44%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 14mg 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.