Three Refreshing and Healthy Summer Drinks

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016

Need to cool down? Sip away the summer heat with these fast, easy and refreshing drinks you can make in your own kitchen!

Healthy Summer Drinks

 1. Peachy Punch: This fizzy, fruity punch is easy to make and is a great source of vitamin A.
(Serves 4)

  • 2 cups diced peaches
  • 2 cups apricot juice
  • 2 cups sparkling wine or non-alcoholic cider
  • 1 cup seltzer water

Simply combine the ingredients, pour over four glasses filled with ice and enjoy!

2. Sweet Cucumber Lemonade:  This sweet and tangy concoction is packed with vitamin C.
(Serves 4)

  • 1 cup water
  • ½  cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 large cucumbers
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped rosemary (or any herb you prefer, such as mint)
  • 3 tbsp agave syrup

Cut several thin slices of cucumber for garnish, then peel and chop the rest. Add the cucumber and fresh herb of your choice to a food processor and puree. Pour through a strainer, and then add lemon juice and agave syrup, stirring until dissolved. Garnish with cucumber slices.


3. Mocha Fruit Freeze:   Cool down quickly with this rich combination of fruit, coffee and chocolate!
(Serves 2)

  • 1 cup iced coffee (refrigerate coffee grounds soaked in water overnight, then strain)
  • 3/4 cup skim milk or fat-free half-and-half
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure berry extract (raspberry, strawberry, or your favorite fruit)
  • 2 tablespoons natural chocolate syrup
  • 2 cups crushed ice

Add all ingredients to blender and mix to a slush-like consistency.