Summer season is all about staying hydrated by drinking lots and lots of water and juices. Juices from the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs carry a lot of nutrition. These drinks contains good amount of vitamins and minerals which are really good for your body. Have you been wondering about what refreshing drinks you should have in summers to kill your dehydration? Well, we have just the most refreshing summer drink recipes for you. Make these 3 healthy drinks a part of your summer diet by following these easy recipes!

Watermelon Juice

refreshing watermelon drink

(Serves 1)

Ingredients

4 cups of watermelon cubes (seeded)

3-4 large leaves of basil or mint leaves

Ice (optional)

Instructions

Add the seeded watermelon cubes in a blender and blend them.

Now add the basil/mint leaves into the mixture.

Blend it well until it is smooth.

Take it out in a glass and add some ice if you like.

Very simple yet healthy and refreshing drink is ready.

Lemon mint spritzer

lemon mint sprintzer

 

(Serves 2-3)

Ingredients

¼ cup lime juice (about 2 limes)

4 large mint leaves

1 cup sparkling seltzer water

Ice

Instructions

Muddle the mint leaves in a sturdy glass to take out its essence.

Add lime juice to the glass.

Add some ice.

Top it up with the sparkling seltzer water.

Your refreshing drink is ready.

Berry lemonade

berry lemonade

(Serves 4)

Ingredients

½ cup lemon juice

½ fresh strawberries or raspberries

1 pinch of salt

¼ cup of maple syrup or raw honey

2 cups warm water

Ice

Instructions

Take a measuring cup and combine the warm water and honey in it.

Stir to dissolve it.

Now place this sweetened water in the refrigerator to chill.

Take your food processor and place the berries in it. Add couple of spoons of the lemon juice in it. Now blend it until it becomes a puree.

Take the sweetened water out of the refrigerator and add the rest of the lemon juice and the berry puree in to it.

Add a pinch of salt and mix it well.

Chill for about 1 hour.

Take a glass. Add some ice into it. Now pour the chilled drink over it and garnish with some berries.

Your drink is ready. Happy drinking!

 

 

Posted by:Aqeela Nawaz Malik

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