An Ode to Homemade Healthy Drinks: Best Receipts For You

An Ode to Homemade Healthy Drinks:

Best Receipts For You

When the sun is deadly hot, and Coronavirus is still outside, it’s safe and comfortable for you to stay home and not to sweat profusely. It’s a perfect time for you to care about your health and dive into creativity. And we have a great idea of how you can spend this home-time enjoyingly. There are receipts for healthy drinks you can make at home.

Once you try to make one, you’ll see it easy and enjoyable. This creative process sucks you down since you can improvise and innovate your own drink recipes with replacing and manipulating ingredients. Nevertheless, what can make your day even better is a tasty healthy homemade drink. So, here is a list of healthy drinks that taste like heaven.

When the sun is deadly hot, and Coronavirus is still outside, it’s safe and comfortable for you to stay home and not to sweat profusely. It’s a perfect time for you to care about your health and dive into creativity. And we have a great idea of how you can spend this home-time enjoyingly. There are receipts for healthy drinks you can make at home.

Smoked Masala Chaas

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of chilled curd (yogurt)
  • 10 leaves of mint
  • 1 inch of ginger
  • ¾ tablespoon of cumin powder
  • ½ tablespoon of crushed pepper
  • ½ tablespoon of salt
  • 1 cup of chilled water

The first drink on our list is a bit intricate but so tasty that you’ll long for more! It is an organic, healthy, and hydrating beverage that could not be beaten by anything during the heatwave. The principal ingredient for Masala Chaas is a south Indian yogurt – curd. It gives a sour taste to the drink. The peculiarity of this healthy drink is that it also has a smoked cumin flavor. Let’s see how it can be made.

Instructions:

  1. Pour 2 cup of chilled curd into a blender and add 10 leaves of mint, ginger, 2/4 cumin powder, pepper, solt, and water and blend these ingredients.
  2. Place a small metal cup in the center, put 2 pieces of red-hot charcoal into it.
  3. Add ¼ tablespoon of cumin powder.
  4. Cover it with aluminum foil and keep for 2-3 minutes. 
  5. Serve Masala with ice cubes and garnish with mint leaves.
  6. Enjoy!

Smoked Masala Chaas

Pumpkin-Apple Smoothie

Ingrediens:

  • ½ cup of vanilla almond milk
  •  ⅓ cups of chopped apples
  • 15 ounce of can pumpkin
  • ¾ cup of Greek yogurt (nonfat)
  • ¼ cup of high-protein honey-almond-flavor granola
  • ½ cup of ice
  •  2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • ⅛ teaspoon of salt

This rich in protein and easy healthy drink to make will be the right choice on a tiresome hot day. It is a great healthy substitute for morning coffee. Pumpkin and apple create such a beautiful combination of tastes that just please your senses and smooth your mind. It’s called “smoothie” for a purpose. Pumpkin-Apple Smoothie has a gentle flavor that can be compared only with its gorgeous look. Let’s look closer to its receipt and make a glass of deliciousness. 

Instructions:

  1. Pour almond milk and place apples, pumpkin, yogurt, maple syrup, ice, pumpkin pie spice and salt into a blender.
  2. Blend to make it smooth.
  3. Pour it into a large glass and garnish with the granola. 
  4. Savor this delicious healthy drink and let the whole world wait!

Pumpkin-Apple Smoothie | MER

Basil Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of fresh lemon juice 
  • ½ cup of honey
  • 1 cup of basil leaves
  • 3 cups of cold water
  • Lemon slices for garnish
  • Ice cubes

Summer and lemonade are almost synonyms. We bet you cannot imagine this season without a glass of this cold and refreshing beverage. What is essential about lemonade is that it’s easy to make this healthy drink at home. A combination of basil and lemon works best in hot weather. Basil lemonade enriches your senses with sourish taste and a sweet hint of honey.

Instructions: 

Basil and lemon pair beautifully in this refreshing summer sipper, sweetened with a touch of honey. Make ahead and allow the mixture to infuse for 30 minutes to 1 hour before straining for a stronger basil flavor.

  1. Pour lemon juice in a blender and add honey and basil.
  2. Blend to make it smooth.
  3. Keep it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  4. Then pass the mixture through a strainer and place it into a large jar.
  5. Add water and ice cubes. 
  6. Garnish with lemon slices and basil leaves.
  7. Enjoy the drink and chill.

Basil Lemonade | MER

Watermelon Cucumber Basil Seltzer

Ingredients:

Fruit concentrate:

  • ½ cup of sliced watermelon
  • ½ cup of sliced cucumber
  • 8 leaves of basil
  • Juice of a half of a lemon
  • 1 cup of water

Simple syrup:

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of honey

Seltzer:

  • 3 cups of seltzer water

You may imagine how juicy and delicious a drink made of watermelon, cucumber, and lime can be. This healthy homemade drink is fancy enough to impress your guests, or it can just add colors to your day. Watermelon Cucumber Basil Seltzer has many components, but it is a pleasure to make it. So, let’s see how to make such a perfect-for-your-Instagram drink.

Instructions:

To make fruit concentrate:

  1. In a large jar, put watermelon, basil, cucumber, and lime and smash them with a wooden spoon.
  2. Add water in it.
  3. Place it in the fridge and leave it there overnight.
  4. Then strain. 

To make a simple syrup:

  1. Mix water and honey and heat them in a small saucepan,
  2. Simmer and stir occasionally until the liquid  dissolves.

To make soda:

  1. For each glass of a drink, mix ¼ of fruit concentrate, 1 tablespoon of simple spoon, and ¾ cup of seltzer water. 
  2. Serve it with ice.
  3. Make yourself comfortable and take a sip of this drink that tastes like cool summer days. 

Watermelon Cucumber Basil Seltzer | MER

Make delicious healthy drinks right at your home!

Making healthy drinks at home is not only simple but entertaining. When the sun is burning everything outside, it is better to stay at home. But when even four walls do not help, you’d better resort to homemade drinks. They will refresh and brighten up your day. Now, since you have receipts for healthy beverages, there is nothing stopping you. Cheers!

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