Are you looking for some easy fresh summer drinks that keep you hydrated during those hot summer days? We have four examples of drinks you can quickly prepare in your home that will give you an extra fresh boost.
The long-awaited summer days have arrived, but the heat is getting unbearable. For an immediate cooling sensation, consume these easy fresh summer drinks that will help you stay hydrated!
Nothing like a lemonade
Refreshing and easy to prepare, lemonade is one of the most consumed drinks in the summer. We can make a simple lemonade from mineral water, lemon and honey. You can improve the taste by adding your favorite fruits, mint leaves or basil. Because it has high vitamin C content, lemonade strengthens your immune system. Also, you can prepare lemonade with celery, which is a refreshing drink that will help you to lose weight fast and easy!
Energy value 21 kcal
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrates 7.6 g
Café-frappé instead of classical coffee
If you love to start your morning with a cup of coffee, but the temperature in the thermometer does not encourage you to have a hot drink, you can try a cold coffee with ice and milk. With some imagination, you can give it a unique taste by adding a few drops of rum essence and a cup of ice cream.
Café frappé 100ml:
Energy value 118 kcal
Protein 2.6 g
Carbohydrates 16 g
Cold tea – refreshing and fragrant
An ideal drink for the hot days is cold tea. You can make it from your favorite plants, the mildest of which is the mint. After you leave it in your tea infuser, serve it with a few ice cubes and lemon slices. Be careful not to prolong the recommended infusion time for each plant, because tea can get a bitter taste. You can keep it in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days after brewing.
Cold tea 100ml:
Energy value 3 kcal
Protein 0 g
Carbohydrates 0.1 g
Sicilian Granita drink
Sicilian Granita is an exciting combination of beverage and dessert. We can make it by adding water, ice and fruit syrup. The most popular version is the sicilian lemon granita, followed by sicilian strawberry granita and sicilian mint granita. It tastes fresh and delicious, but if you have diabetes, you should avoid it because it contains a lot of sugar.
Sicilian Granita 100ml:
Energy value 112 kcal
Protein 0.7 g
Carbohydrates 25.3 g
Although it’s summer and those sweet, acidic beverages, appear very refreshing and tempting, you must avoid them as much as possible or, at least, consume them moderately because they contain high amounts of sugar. And, most often, if you are thirsty, consuming this kind of drinks will not calm your thirst until you get a sip of regular water.