The sun can be brutal in the south. The only way to stay refreshed in the warm weather is to keep hydrated. Although, water, soda, and juices can get boring after a while. Let’s take a look at some ways you and your taste buds can stay refreshed in the sun this season!
If you love the light taste of homemade lemonade, you’re sure to enjoy this easy drink recipe. You will need cold water, 2 fresh rosemary sprigs, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 a cup of honey, and some lemon juice. The herbs make this drink very fresh and light, so it’s perfect for any hot day.
Sparkling Coconut Grape Juice
A mixture of 4 cups of white grape juice, 2 teaspoons of lime juice, and 2 cups of chilled coconut-flavored sparkling water makes for a fun and unique drink that is guaranteed to cool you off. This mixture will make you feel like you’re sitting on the beach, so give it a shot.
Strawberry Melon Fizz
This sweet, fruity recipe will be loved by many. You will need 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of water, 5 fresh mint sprigs, 1 quart of fresh strawberries halved, 2 cups of honeydew, some cantaloupe, and ginger ale or sparkling white grape juice.
Creamy Watermelon Smoothie
Smoothies are such a great way to keep your taste buds happy and your body feeling refreshed. If you are looking for the perfect smoothie recipe, this is it. You will need 4 cups of frozen seedless cubed watermelon, 1/2 a cup of reduced-fat vanilla ice cream, 1/2 cup fat-free milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 6 fresh mint leaves. This will definitely be a spring and summer go-to drink.
This tangy and fruity refresher is sure to please. Including 8 cups fresh or frozen raspberries, 1 and a 1/2 cups sugar, 2/3 cup cider vinegar, 2 and a 1/2 cups water, and 2 liters of chilled ginger ale, this drink is a wonderful treat. Raspberries are irresistible, so add this mixture to your recipe list.
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Banana Brunch Punch
Do you enjoy bananas? If so, this is a must-try drink recipe. You will need 6 medium ripe bananas, 12 ounces of frozen concentrate orange juice, 3/4 cup thawed concentrate lemonade, 3 warm cups water, 2 cups sugar, 46 ounces chilled pineapple juice, and 3 chilled two-liter bottles of lemon-lime soda.