Days are getting hotter day by day but drinks at least can be cooler and refreshing. However, summer drinks can take a great toll on your health especially if you’re opting for sugary and alcoholic beverages. Go for non-alcoholic drinks as they can be flavorful too; here is the 5 best refreshing non-alcoholic drinks recipe to help you deal with scorching summer.
Dole Whip Lemonade
Sweet, tangy, and delicious dole whip lemonade by delish is a perfect drink for everyone. And the best part is, it gets ready in only 15 minutes. All you need is one cup of frozen pineapple, lemonade, and a half cup of coconut milk.
Blend them all, pour in a highball glass, put a pineapple wedge on the glass’s rim, and enjoy.
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If you love mangoes then this refreshing non-alcholic drink from Delish is a great way to turn your favorite fruit into a delightful treat. Get these ingredients and the Popsicle punch will be ready within 10 minutes.
- Lemon-lime soda- 4 cup
- Carbonated water- 12 oz
- Mangoes- 2 cuts in cubes
- Popsicle- 3 strawberry and mango fruit pops each
- Sliced strawberries- 1 cup
- Lemonade- 4 cup
Stir all the ingredients in a pitcher and transfer them into a glass. Add the popsicles and garnish with sliced strawberries.
Strawberry Colada Smoothie
The vibrant red color of strawberry and its sweet taste will not only make your summer drinks refreshing but also healthy as they are sodium-free, low in calories, and completely fat-free. And adding Greek yogurt will double its benefits especially for weight-conscious people.
Here’s the recipe:
- Strawberries- 8 oz
- Banana- 1
- Pineapple- one and a half cup
- Greek Yogurt- 1 can
- Coconut milk- one and a half cup
Peel the fruits and cut them into cubes. Keep them in the refrigerator before preparing the smoothie. Blend all fruits along with unsweetened milk till it reaches frothing consistency.
It is a quick to prepare and super easy drink that doesn’t need any fruit or special ingredients. Just get some fresh mint leaves and a bottle of sparkling water. Prepare sugar syrup by boiling equal parts of water and sugar. Cool it down and add only one tablespoon of syrup to a glass of sparkling water. Add ice cubes, sliced lime, and mint leaves.
Stir all and sip on this super simple refreshing virgin mojito.
The popular Spanish booze Sangria can get you drunk perfectly without raising your alcohol tolerance provided you don’t drink wine each day. It’s good for your skin, heart, and tummy as antioxidants in red wine promote better gut health. However, these benefits are only achieved when red wine is taken in a moderate amount.
However, if you don’t intend to get drunk or increase your alcohol tolerance then use fruit juice instead of red or white wine. Yes, sangria can be non-alcoholic too here’s the recipe:
- Grape juice- 4 cups (1L)
- Orange juice- 1 cup (250ml)
- Lime juice
- Fruits- oranges, bananas, peaches, ( 2 each)
- Blueberries- (160 g)
Add only ¼ cup of blueberries in a blender with grape juice. Process it well and add lime and orange juice. Stir it; add chopped fruits and remaining blueberries. Put the sangria in the refrigerator to cool down. Enjoy your favorite seafood.
Turn the warm summer days cooler, refreshing, and energetic with these non-alcoholic summer drinks.