There is something extraordinary about a light, refreshing and fizzy drink in your hand on a sweltering summer day. If you are switching between smoothies, fat-filled iced lattes and cocktails, you are easily racking up more than a thousand calories in a day! The good news is, there are many ways to quench your thirst that will actually leave you feeling refreshed and renewed without putting on those extra calories.Whip up these bright and refreshing that are low on calories and high on health.
1. Coconut water
Packed with nutritional punch, coconut water is a popular choice when it comes to quenching your thirst in summers. Low in calories, free of fat and cholesterol, more potassium than bananas, and extremely hydrated. The liquid is packed with nutrients and promises a variety of health benefits.
2. Cucumber mint squash
Cucumber mint squash is the perfect way to cool down on a hot day! Cucumber, mint, and lime are blended together with just a touch of honey and lots of ice for the ultimate refreshing summer drink.
3. Watermelon mint slushie
Watermelon mint slushie is thirst-quenching and incredibly satisfying. 3 cups of frozen watermelon, lime juice, mint leaves take you to a sweet and refreshing destination within minutes. So, next time when you are lounging in the summer sun, go ahead and indulge in this yummy delight without feeling guilty!
4. Orange pomegranate green tea
Orange pomegranate green tea is one of the most delectable summer drinks to keep you energised during the blazing sunny days. Chilled tea, pomegranate juice, a few cubes ice in orange juice and you are good to go. Soothe your summer blues with this rejuvenating drink
5. Homemade ginger ale
Hot days call for refreshing drinks! A tall, refreshing glass of ginger ale is a fantastic drink and it’s easy to make at home. Some ginger cubes, lemon peel and club soda, make ginger ale incredibly refreshing.
6. Pomegranate lemonade
Sparkling pomegranate lemonade is the perfect sweet and tangy beverage to whip this summer. With a mixture of sour lemon juice and tart grenade juice, Pomegranate Lemonade packs a punch. The lemonade’s bright red color, the pomegranate arils ‘ profound red pop, and a sprig of mint and you’ve got the best holiday drink!