Maintaining a perfect health condition today is very difficult because of unhealthy foods and drinks. You need to know what you are taking in and its health benefits just to make sure that you keep your health in perfect shape.
Taking a meal or a snack is not as easy as taking a drink; this is because for drinks you can take them anywhere and also regularly because they are light. It is also easy to carry drinks around hence it is recommended to take drinks that have got health value to your immune system.
These forces you to have a list of healthy drink recipes to enable you to prepare such drinks. Your list should include the following drinks.
- Fresh Cucumber-Spinach-Celery Juice
This juice made from vegetables is highly nutritious with a high content of vitamins. In addition, it is a good source of calcium, potassium, and iron from the spinach leaves. With these juices, spinach and cucumber will always stand out because celery is not overpowering.
This juice can easily be prepared; it only requires you to have a blender and a little water. Such a drink is good for the summer season and can help you quench your thirst in place of water.
- Peach and Blackberry Iced Tea
The main ingredients of this drink are peach slices, blackberry slices, teabag that is to be boiled in water and ice cubes. It is a cold drink that is good for summer and spring seasons.
You can also take it on a cold day because of the health benefits of blackberry and peach fruits. After preparing the drink, you have to take it while it is still cold because it is an iced tea. You can add sugar to this drink if you want to make it sweeter but is not a must, especially for diabetic people who do not consume sugar.
This is a perfect alternative for cold soft drinks that contain bits of chemicals that are not good for your health.
- Herbal Stress Relief Drink
It is a sure thing that you cannot make the stress go away, but you can release it with the aid of an herbal drink from nature’s simple remedies. Herbals have taken on today’s society as a leading remedy for any health issues because they do not have side effects. Herbs are usually extracted from leaves, roots, flowers, barks and also seeds of a plant.
These herbs include ginger, lemon balms, mint leaves and much more. Some of these herbs have been used to manufacture herbal teas that you can easily get in cal stores; these include green tea, earl grey, sweet chamomile, peppermint, and cinnamon.
Smoothies are a perfect alternative for yogurts. It is well known that low-fat yogurt is good for your health but it is possible to use the low fat yogurt when preparing your smoothies with milk.
If you want to make your smoothies taste better by making them sweeter, then adding a bit of honey will do. Smoothies can be made from very many leaves and fruits that are very nutritious.
Examples of the smoothies that you can prepare are spinach and cucumber smoothie, banana-berry, pomegranate smoothie, blueberry smoothie, fruit smoothie with tofu and mango lassi smoothie. All these can be easily prepared at home with the aid of a blender.
Consumption of alcoholic drinks is also good for your health. The alcohol should be regulated like in margaritas. There are very many margaritas recipes that you can prepare; an example is a strawberry margarita, blueberry- lime margarita and others.
The best part of margaritas is that they ate tequila based and they are always mixed with either fruit, leaves or both to make a build-up or blended cocktails.
The most important health benefit of tequila that makes up the alcoholic content of margaritas is that it lowers blood sugar level. This is very important to you because it helps you regulate sugar levels in your body. Another alcoholic content that can be made and have health benefits to us are Irish coffee and punch (a mixture of fruits with alcohol).
Drinks are very easy to come by and even to prepare. Make sure you take healthy drinks regularly to help boost your immune system and improve your health condition.
Rose Zellmer is the founder of GimmeTasty.com. From appetizers to desserts, since then, she always been passionate on making foods. Rose created this cooking blog wherein she could share to you her personal tips, strategies, and steps related to the processes.