While it’s true a glass of water is the best-known way to stay hydrated, there are plenty of alternative healthy options. if you can’t be bothered with bottled water try out some of our summer favorites. We’ve found you three super healthy and delicious alternatives just perfect to cool down with in our tropical heat.
Strawberry Mint Soda
2 large limes, quartered
1/2 bunch mint leaves
7 strawberries, quartered
1 cup white sugar, sugar water or honey to taste
3 cups carbonated water
Squeeze the lime quarters into a sturdy glass pitcher. Toss the juiced limes into the pitcher along with the mint, strawberries, and sugar. Crush the fruits together to release the juices from the strawberries and the oil from the mint leaves. Stir in the club soda until the sugar/honey has dissolved. Pour into the sugared glasses over ice cubes to serve and enjoy a delicious healthy summer refreshment.
Pink Ginger Lemonade
2 tbsp. fresh raspberries or strawberries
2 cups water
½ tsp ginger, minced
1 lime or lemon freshly squeezed
1 pinch sea salt
1 tbsp. honey
Soak berries for 4-8 hours in 2 cups of pure or filtered water (with ginger). Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
Citrus Electrolyte Drink
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups of drinking water or natural coconut water
2 tbsp. honey or maple syrup
1/8 tsp Himalayan Pink salt or sea salt (Himalayan better – it has 84 trace minerals)
Add all the ingredients together in a blender. Enjoy a healthy summer drink with electrolytes. For an extra kick add some fresh mint top taste.