Sometimes you are in the mood for a tasty drink without all the fuss. Here are a few super simple ideas when you want a fun summer time drink to keep you cool!
Fruit infused Water
Water (sparkling or still)
Ingredients can vary depending on what fruit flavors you are wanting here are some options:
- 1/2 lemon, cut into slices
- 1/2 lime, cut into slices
Strawberry, Kiwi, & Lime
- 1 kiwi, peeled and cut into slices
- 2 strawberries, hulled and cut into slices
- 1/2 Lime cut in slices
- 3-4 small slices watermelon
- 1/4 cup orange slices
Raspberry & Mint
- 1/4 cup fresh raspberries
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1/3 cup slices fresh pineapple
- 1/4 cup fresh coconut chunks (outer shell removed)
- 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
- 1/2 orange, cut into thin slices
Fill your glass or pitcher with ice, fruit, and herbs.
Fill to top with water.
The water will start to take on flavor after about 15 minutes. For best results wait 30 to 60 minutes.
Citrus fruit will turn the water bitter in about 4 hours, so drink any citrus-containing flavors before then.
Frozen Chocolate Milk
Combine Chocolate Milk and ice in blender. Blend and top with Whipped Cream. Yummy Frozen chocolate milk in minutes!
Frozen Cranberry Lemonade Juice
This is a simple and tasty drink. All it takes is a few hours of advanced planning. If you have freezer safe cups you can fill up the cups with half cranberry juice and half lemonade and freeze. Take out of the freezer before fully frozen and slush up using a spoon. If you leave it in too long, add a little cranberry juice to help it get to your preferred consisentcy. If you do not have freezer safe cup you can fully freeze the cranberry in ice cube tray then put them in the cup you would like to use and add some cranberry juice and gently chop the ice with a spoon to a slushy consistency.
You can always make just frozen cranberry juice or just frozen lemonade if you prefer.