Nothing beats a cool, refreshing drink on a hot summer afternoon. However, don’t try to get a sweet drink. Save a few calories and make your own drink that everyone loves … and each of these options is a much healthier alternative to sugary sweet beverages like bottled sodas and juices. As the temperature begins to rise, everyone feels tired, sweaty and messed up. Keeping hydrated is the most important factor in staying healthy in this heat wave. Lets talk about healthy drinks for summers.
Here’s a list of healthy summer drinks to beat the heat:
Aam panna : A popular absolute refreshing summer drink in Maharashtra, made with our favorite fruit king, mango. This refreshing summer drink is made from mango pulp and blended with cumin, jira and mint leaves.This drink does not only keep you refreshed but also energized through sunny days
Jaljeera : Jaljeera is made from cumin and water. Cumin or Jira is roasted, made into coarse powder and mixed in water. This summer drink is the best for people with digestive problems in the summer.
Buttermilk (Chaas) : Buttermilk,what is commonly known as chaas is undoubtedly an Indian favorite and a great curd-based drink.Chaas is a great digestif, and the addition of spices like Jeera only enhances the benefits it must offer.
Coconut water : A chilled glass of coconut water can quickly cheer you up. With its mild sweetness and fresh taste, it is perfect for drinks that keep summer blues away.. It’s also an excellent electrolyte, so drink coconut water whenever you feel dehydrated.
Sugarcane Juice : Sugar cane juice is used as a natural remedy for a variety of problems. It is an energy drink and helps to make plasma and fluids that help combat dehydration and dullness .Adding mint leaves to the juice helps to enhance the flavor of summer drinks.
Lassi : What’s better than Punjab’s Lassi? This smooth, creamy yogurt-based refreshment is considered an amazing summer cool. The best part is that you can easily add variations from classic to mint, avocado, mango to banana walnut lassi. If you haven’t tried any of these yet, don’t worry.
Barely water : Barley water is an ancient remedy for health. All you need to make this elixir is pearl barley, water, salt, a dash of honey and lemon and you are good to go. Here`s how you can make barley water at home.
Nimbu pani or lemonade : Why should you go without the most coveted summer drinks, our own Nimbupani or lemonade? This drink is quick to prepare and incredibly delicious. Made from mint leaves, lemon, sugar, salt and water. You can also add spices such as cumin, coriander powder, and peppercorn to enrich the flavor.
Watermelon Juice : One of the best summer fruits is watermelon, and even better is its juice. It is very refreshing and its moisturizing properties help keep your body hydrated and fresh.
These are some healthy summer drinks that you must go for to beat the heat without breaking your healthy life.