6 Easy And Refreshing Summer Drink Ideas

6 Easy And Refreshing Summer Drink Ideas

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There is nothing better than a tasty and refreshing drink on a hot summer day. Refreshing drinks can be a great addition to any summer party, barbecue, summer breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Just make sure you keep an eye on your calorie intake. These recipes are a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth and stay healthy during the summer.

1. Tasty summer smoothie

This fruit combination of fruits is absolutely amazing. If you use a food processor, use frozen fruits.

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Ingredients:

– 1 cup strawberries
– 1 cup raspberries
– 1 cup cherries
– Stevia, to taste
– 3 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
– 1 cup plain yogurt, low-fat

Instructions:

In a blender, mix together raspberries, yogurt, strawberries, cherries and lemon juice, until smooth. Add ice cubes and garnish with lemon slices. Enjoy!

2. Banana and kiwi juice

This banana and kiwi juice is a super refreshing drink, perfect for a hot summer morning or afternoon.

Ingredients:

– 2 medium bananas, peeled
– Stevia, to taste
– Ice cubes, optional
– 1 cup kiwifruit, peeled

Instructions:

In a blender, combine all ingredients except ice, and mix until smooth. Add ice cubes and garnish with mint leaves. Serve and enjoy!

3. Healthy avocado smoothie

This is tasty and guilt-free summer treat. You can also add any fruits you love!

Ingredients:

– 1 avocado, peeled, sliced
– 1 cup strawberries
– Stevia, to taste
– 1 cup almond milk
– 3 Ice cubes

Instructions:

Blend all ingredients in a blender, for a few minutes. Garnish with avocado slices. Done!

4. Kiwi and orange juice

This delicious and easy to prepare summer drink is absolutely amazing!

Ingredients:

– 1 orange, peeled and diced
– 1 lemon, peeled and diced
– 2 cups kiwifruits, peeled
– 1 cup orange juice
– 5 ice cubes

Instructions:

In a blender or a food processor, mix all your ingredients together, except ice cubes. Process until smooth. Add ice cubes and garnish with mint leaves. Enjoy your healthy and delicious juice.

5. Delicious berry smoothie

This delicious berry juice is just perfect for a summer garden party. So yummy, yet so healthy.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups berries, frozen
– 1/3 cup almonds, soaked for 3 hours
– 1 cup almond milk

Instructions:

Add all ingredients in a blender or a food process, and blend until smooth. Refrigerate for a few hours. Pour into glasses and enjoy!

6. Lemon with sparkling water

Besides having almost zero calories, this drink is also one of the most refreshing summer drinks.

Ingredients:

– 1 lemon, fresh, sliced
– 2 mint leaves
– Mint leaves, for garnish
– 1 cup sparkling water
– Ice cubes
– Ice

Instructions:

Add all ingredients in a glass. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices. Leave in the fridge for a few hours. Done!