5 Homemade Summer Drinks to Beat the Heat

On a hot sunny day, all anyone can think of is getting a nice refreshing summer drink to beat the heat. When the temperature soars high, staying hydrated is the most important factor to keep cool in the sweltering heat.

 

Although, everyone has their favorite pick on summer drinks whether it is sweet or tangy. There are many options to choose from so instead of going for the usual summer drink or the store-bought refreshments you can try making homemade drinks for yourself. This can be a fun activity for you and your family and especially if you have kids at home.


So, let us have a look at the list of six fun and flavorful homemade summer drink that you can easily make at home.

1. Tang Shikanjee

Serves-1 | Total Time- 5 mins


Ingredients

  • 3-4 Mint Leaves
  • 1/8th tsp Black Salt
  • 1tbsp Tang Powder (Orange/Lemon)
  • Ice cubes

Method:

In a blender add a few ice cubes, mint leaves, a pinch of black salt, and 1 tbsp of Tang powder. Blend all the ingredients nicely and serve this refreshing tang juice in a glass. Lemon tang adds a sweet and sour flavor of lime to the drink. Adding mint leaves to the drink makes it quite refreshing as it is loaded with anti-oxidants and helps with digestion. This cool little healthy tang drink will keep you going on a long hot day.

2. Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Serves-1 | Total Time- 5 mins


Ingredients

  • 3-4 pieces of Strawberries
  • 4 slices of pineapple
  • 1 tsp Flax seeds
  • Ice cubes

Method:

This a good healthy addition with no artificial sweetener or added sugar required. Blend the fresh fruits and flax seed to a smooth texture and served it cold. Flax seed is good for summer as it has additional healing properties and also prevents strokes.

3. Coconut Water and Lime Juice

Serves-1 | Total Time- 5 mins


Ingredients

  • Coconut water 1 cup
  • Honey 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1/8th tsp
  • Lime juice 1/8th cup

Method:

Mix the salt, honey & lime juice in a tall glass, and keep mixing the honey until fully dissolved. Coconut water is one of the best summer drink to cool of your body in the summer heat. To make it more fun you can freeze up the juice and turn them into popsicles too.

Coconut Water

4. Watermelon and Coconut Energy Drink

Serves-1 | Total Time- 2 mins


Watermelon Coconut Juice

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of Watermelon
  • 1 Cup Coconut Water

Method:

Blend in both the ingredients and you get the best energy booster made into one drink. The watermelon makes the juice naturally sweet. Coconut water works like an energy drink it is naturally low in carbs, sugar, and is 99% fat-free. Overall, it one of the easiest summer drink to make at home.

5. Oreo Milkshake

Serves-1 | Total Time- 10 mins


Ingredients

  • 1 scoops vanilla ice-cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Oreo biscuits

Method:

To make oreo milkshake, in a blender scoop in the vanilla ice cream, milk, and oreo biscuits together in a blender until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses. This oreo biscuit shake recipe is super kid-friendly, easy to make, and delicious. It’s an all-time kid favorite drink to enjoy on a hot day.

Oreo Chocolate Milkshake

Besides the scorching heat and humid weather, summers can still be fun. Try out these amazing and unique summer drink recipes today, with readily available household snacks ingredients at home. These recipes are easy to make recipes for you and your family, and can also be served if you have guests at home. These homemade summer drinks will flavor up your taste buds through summers and the year-round.