We’re really trying to finish 2020 on a healthy note. But please, no more kale smoothies.
Instead, we’re opting for Birch Cafe’s Unicorn Superfood Lemonades ($2.99). Available in vibrant pink, blue and purple hues, each is packed with nutrients — all while retaining the taste of sweet, tart lemonade.
The Highland Heights cafe, which opened in 2019, adds one of three superfood powders to its organic lemonade to create the drink: blue spirulina, butterfly pea flower and dragon fruit.
Blue spirulina improves your digestive system while boosting immunity and energy. Butterfly pea flower has anti-aging and anti-stress tendencies (sign us up for that). Dragon fruit is beneficial for overall health and energy.
“Things like spirulina or dragon fruit powder might sound weird or strange to people,” says owner Roxanne O’Brien Troke, “but when they try them in the lemonade they see that it has no taste, and just really adds to the beautiful color and increases in nutritional value.” 5557 Wilson Mills Road, Highland Heights, 440-565-7432, birchcafecle.com
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