Springtime and warm weather is officially here! And tomorrow is National Beverage Day. What a better way to celebrate than with some summer-inspired delicious drinks. Here are some amazing recipes I found on Pinterest.
Sparkling Strawberry Limeade
Recipe from eazy peazy mealz
1 cup sugar
2 cups water
2 cups lime juice
1 cup strawberries, sliced
1 can (8 oz.) sparkling water
Stir water and sugar together. Then, one at a time, add lime juice, strawberries and sparkling water. Stir together and pour over ice.
Moana Hawaiian Punch
Recipe from In The Kids Kichten
1 oz. Coconut water
4 oz. fruit punch
4 oz. mango juice
2 tbsp. simple syrup
3 tbsp. teal sanding sugar
Pour simple syrup and teal sanding sugar on two separate plates. Dip the rim of your glass with into the simple syrup, then the sanding sugar. Shake together 2 oz. of the coconut water, fruit punch and mango juice. Pour over ice.
Blueberry Pineapple Galaxy Smoothie
Recipe from Dole
1 cup frozen blueberries
2 cups frozen banana slices
½ cup + 2 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
1 tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
Blend blueberries, 1 cup of bananas, and ½ cup of almond milk. Then, separately blend pineapple, 1 cup of bananas, yogurt, coconut and 2 tbsp. of milk. Layer the two blends in a cup, mixing them together to get a galaxy effect.
Homemade Raspberry Lemonade
Recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats
8 cups water
1 ½ cups fresh lemon juice
½ cup sugar
7 mini peaches (or 4 large peaches)
1 cup fresh raspberries
Blend peaches, raspberries and 1 cup of water then, pour through a strainer to remove any clumps. Add 7 cups of water to a pitcher along with lemon juice, sugar and the blended mixture.
Peach Flavored Perfect Lemonade
Recipe from Watch What U Eat
3 fresh peaches seeded
¾ cup lemon juice
½ cup agave
5 cups drinking water
2 tbsp. loosely packed mint leaves
Blend two peaches and 1 cup of water. Strain the mixture to remove and clumps. Combine the mixture with lemon juice and agave. Add water, slices of peach and mint leaves, and pour over ice.