Does the summer heat drain you out completely? Do you feel tired and exhausted whenever you step out of your home? Nothing can be better than the homemade refreshing and healthy cool drinks! The best part is, they are not going to make your liver work really hard, they won’t add to your waistline, you can have as much as you want and above all, you can beat the summer heat. These drinks offer many health benefits as they cool you down completely.
Best DIY Healthy Cool Drinks For Summer:
Chilled Green Tea
Green tea is one of those special drinks which are loaded with health benefits. They help in taking care of several ailments like indigestion and acidity. They cool down the body, relax the muscles and help in flushing out toxins from the body. Instead of having colas or other aerated drinks, a cup of chilled green tea can reduce risks of heart diseases, cavities and even cancer.
Homemade Ginger Ale
Prepare this delicious homemade healthy Ginger Ale with its addictive crisp taste, just as you get them in the stores. The advantage is that your soda thirst during the hot season is satisfied and you are not adding too many calories too. You just need to honey, ginger, club soda and candied ginger pieces. Having a glass of this everyday, helps to compensate for all water loss through perspiration.
Chilled Mint Tea
Mint tea is the best refreshing and healthy drink of summer. Mint helps in relaxing the muscles, cools the body and helps in combating all aches and stiffness. Mint tea can be prepared by adding mint leaves in boiling water and steeping it. Add honey and allow it to chill.
Delicious Raspberry Lemonade
A tangy delicious drink just as you come home – can anything be better? If you are not fond of raspberries or looking forward to a sweeter variety, you can replace raspberries with strawberries. To prepare this delicious and nutritious summer drink, you need to mix raspberry puree, lemon juice and honey and lots of chilled water. A perfect drink to beat the summer blues!
Chilled Tomato Drink
A healthy drink made from pureed tomatoes. Add your favorite spices, a few drops of lemon juice, honey and ice cubes in tomato puree. This is a delicious tangy drink which offers plenty of antioxidants to your body and helps to fight off several diseases. A great drink to stay energized during summer.