The vacationing days of drinking cool beverages and lulling by your porch is something that we dream of during the cold harsh winds during winter time. Some of the ones listed below are also good when you are up for serving food and drinks during your kid’s game or event. Easy to make, and sometimes you can even just grab the ingredients from your garden, these recipes are good for heated summer days and nights.
Aptly named, this iced sherbet variety is the best for beating the sunrays of June. For this recipe you need 3 scoops of orange sherbet, 3 cups of ginger ale, 4 tablespoons of grenadine and 4 tablespoons of orange juice. Simply blend everything together and put it in the refrigerator or pour into ice filled glasses for immediate serving. If you want to make it into an alcoholic one, white rum is the best choice.
If you are a fan of Numi organic tea then this recipe can go into your beverages list made of pekoe.
To make this you would simply need Numi organic tea, 1 can frozen lemonade concentrated, 1 cup white sugar, 2 cups of boiling water, 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract, and one tablespoon of almond extract. First mix in the pekoe and sugar and make it with boiling water and lemonade concentrated. Then afterwards mix in the vanilla and almond extracts and add more water as needed. You can serve this immediately with ice or refrigerate until needed.
For this cooling and soothing drink, you will need one honeydew melon thinly sliced (small sized is good), 1 seedless thinly sliced cucumber, 1 thinly sliced lime, a dozen fresh mint leaves, quarter a cup of fresh lime juice, quarter a cup of honey, 750ml of sauvignon blanc or other white wine chilled and one liter or carbonated water chilled. Combine the melon slices, cucumber slices, lime slices and mint leaves in a pitcher you are ready to use. Then in a separate small bowl mix together lime juice and honey which is to be poured over the melon pieces. Then while gently stirring, add wine. Cover this mixture and chill for around two hours or until ready to serve. Add the carbonated water to this mixture when serving.
There are multiple delicious summer beverage recipes (fruit and vegetable types) available which you can try out this summer to beat the unbearable heat and hot winds that come over. Most of these recipes use natural ingredients so if you have your own fruit or vegetable garden then it is a good merit to boast over to guests as well.