Drinking healthy drinks that are good for your body and your weight loss goals does not have to be boring. You do not have to drink plain, tasteless water all the time, and you most definitely do not have to buy drinks that are full of artificial chemicals and sweeteners. Cool and refreshing drinks are exactly what you need to feel hydrated and to quickly have your thirst quenched. So is how is it possible to make your own drink that is healthy, hydrating, and great tasting? Below is a list of several drinks that are homemade and leave you satisfied!
Cucumber and Mint Water:
Infusing your water with mint and cucumber is a great way to cool down and stay hydrated, especially during the summer months when cucumber is in season. This flavored water also makes water a lot less boring and can be ready in five minutes or less. Cucumbers are a great source of collagen, vitamins, and peptides, so infusing it into your water keeps you hydrated and fills you with healthy peptides that can help your body detoxify!
Bacon Tea, yes, BACON Tea:
Bacon tea is made with only two ingredients and is actually packed full of nutrients. It may sound a little weird, but try it before you form a judgment on it. To make bacon tea, you simply to your local grocery store and get bacon bones from the butcher, making sure to get the ones that still have meat on it. Put the bones in a large pot and cover them completely with boiling water. In only a few hours you will have bacon tea! Drinking this tea which has collagen and anti-inflammatory properties can help inflamed joints, heal the gut, and pack your body full of nutrients like magnesium, potassium, and calcium.
Vegan Iced Blended Coffee:
Vegan iced coffee is paleo, uses sugar free syrup, keto, low carb, and fat burning! The Iced coffee is packed full of coffee, almond butter, cocoa butter, coconut butter, stevia, vanilla beans, cinnamon, and ice. All of these Ingredients are rich in protein, nutrients, and good fats that will actually help your body burn fat and get you ready for swimsuit season. These ingredients help regulate your hormones, keep you feeling full all morning, and get rid of bad cravings, People who drink this healthy, sugar-free drink feel better overall and keep you full and focused throughout the day.
Sparkling Raspberry Limeade Mocktail:
I think it is pretty safe to say that most people like to drink soda, maybe a little bit too much. There is a recipe for a beverage that is exactly what every soda lover needs to help kick the sugar, carb loaded cravings. This mocktail is low in calories and has no artificial sweeteners in it. It is also completely carb free, and is a fun drink to share with friends and family on a warm day or just a fun occasion! The drink has fruit in it for natural, healthy sugar, and by using sparkling water you are hydrating your body in a delicious and fun way!
Sugar-free Kool-Aid Made at Home:
This beverage option is so much more flavorful than plain water but is far healthier than any other sugary drink on the market. Homemade “Kool-Aid” is packed full of flavors but has no sugar and no calories, only nutrients! This beverage only has 3 ingredients: berry flavored stevia (a natural, plant-based, no calorie sweetener), 8 cups of water, and 4 bags of Herbal flavored tea. Once combined, you will have a sweet tasty treat that is healthy for the whole family!
Green Tea Lemonade:
Drinking this beverage has tons of benefits for the body! This sweet, thirst quenching beverage is made with 5 cups of green tea, 3 cups of plain water, 4 lemons, and honey. Once it is all mixed together, you have to let it fuse together for about an hour for the flavors to meld. Drinking this tea is so beneficial because of the many antioxidants it contains. It can help prevent signs of aging, rejuvenate cells, and helps prevent diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, and several types of cancers. It is truly a power drink!
Drinking healthy, sweet drinks does not have to be a tasteless experience. You can use so many teas, fruits, and plant-based sweeteners to make drinking nutrient packed beverages a tasty experience!