You just finished a walk in the park? Are you lying on your towel on the beach? What a hot day, all you want right now is a refreshing but no too caloric drink, right?
Maïa Baudelaire, nutritionist, Diet Coach, expert in eating habits and founder her own method www.maiabaudelaire.com gives you her… TOP 3 most refreshing summer drinks!
The best one yet! Very refreshing and rehydrating, lemonade is simple and fast to make. You just need water, pour homemade lemon juice, and a tip of Stevia or honey. Keep it in the fridge for a while before serving.
Very rich in antioxidants, lemon will help you to reduce cell aging, and fill up in vitamin C as well as detoxicate your body! With only 40kcal, you can drink as many homemade lemonade as you like without gaining 1 gram.
Thick and very refreshing, a granita is between ice cream and sorbet.
Its preparation is quite easy:
- Squeeze an orange
- In a casserole, boil some water, and keep it cool
- Add the orange juice and pour everything on a cooking pan and place it in the freezer during minimum one hour
- Finally, scratch it off with a fork to form the granita
You can drink your granita on the beach or walking around the streets of your city. You can drink it not only with oranges but also with lemons, strawberries, raspberries, mint…
Thanks to this refreshing beverage, you will be able to fill up your body with vitamin C. But, try to avoid colorant based granitas because they are rich in sugar and are very caloric…! Stay healthy and drink homemade granitas with REAL FRUITS!
The “must” on a summer day is the perfect fruit smoothie! Rich in water, vitamins, minerals, carotenes and fibers, this drink is a new form of fresh fruit and veggie consumption. And, it doesn’t only rehydrates but also can replace a collation or a starter during your lunch or dinner.
This fruit mix has the perfect nutritional facts! Easy to make, you just have to mix all the fruits in a blender and there you have it!
Opt for a homemade smoothie but just make sur that you drink it right away ’cause it will loose it’s vitamins after some time!
BONUS: You don’t have to add actual sugar into your drinks because the fruits bring all the delicious sweet flavor!