Summer is all about mixing cool, bright, juicy fruits into healthy and health-friendly drinks, delighting sip after sip to relieve the burning heat. While the scorching heat is here to stay for a few more months, why not experiment with the flavours of chilled nutritious fruits and smash them into revitalising homemade thirst-quenchers to beat the heat? Vegan drinks are naturally packed with fruit goodness, low in calories, and combined with energising fruits that will stimulate those not-so-oomph days. So, without further ado, let’s get to the recipes.
Mixed fruit basil merge
2 sticks of lemongrass
6-7 sprigs of basil
50 grams of pomegranate seeds
50 grams of watermelon pulp
50 grams of orange juice
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Salt as per the taste
In a blender, combine all of the ingredients.
Without straining the pulp, pour it into a glass.
Serve cold with ice cubes.
Sweet berry and mango blend
1 chopped mango
20 grams of chopped strawberries
In a blender, combine all of the ingredients except the mint leaves.
Serve cold, garnished with mint leaves, and enjoy.
Dates and almond milk shake
½ cup de-seeded and chopped dates
Chopped dry fruits
250 ml almond milk
In a blender, combine 1/2 cup of dates and milk.
Pour into a glass and garnish with chopped nuts if desired.