Ultimate Drinks to Usher in the Summer

Ultimate Drinks to Usher in the Summer

Summer is almost here- the season of sun, sand, and cheer. What better way to welcome the season than with some refreshing drinks? 

They're awesome accompaniments for your backyard BBQ, chilling on the patio, or reviving yourself after a long day in the sun. One glass of these unique summer hydrators is never enough!

Fruit hydrator

If you struggle with eating watermelons, how about turning them into a summer drink? Blend banana, watermelon, and freshly squeezed lemon and lime for a fantastic pick-me-up. 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 banana

1/2 lemon

1/2 lime

1 cup frozen watermelon

INSTRUCTIONS

Put the banana, watermelon, and freshly squeezed lemon and lime in your blender. Blend until smooth. Serve chilled.

Enjoy!

Tulsi infusion

Infused fresh tulsi leaves make a tasty tea, whether you take it hot or cold. Try it out this summer.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup tulsi (holy basil) leaves

Enough water to submerge the tulsi leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

To infuse the leaves overnight, add them to a mason jar, and pour hot water over them until the jar is full. Cover and let sit overnight.

In the morning, put your infusion in the refrigerator. After a few hours, take it out and savor your iced tulsi tea!

rose in ice

Rose water refresher

Roses in your drink? Oh yes! Roses aren't only pretty to look at; their petals make for a refreshing drink too. They're cooling and calming, making them perfect for the summer. You can also eat the rose petals or add them to salads.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup organic rose petals

2 cups purified water

INSTRUCTIONS

Put the petals in the water and let sit for a few hours. Strain and enjoy your drink.

Mango peach green tea smoothie

Nothing says 'summer' like a thick, sweet smoothie. It's even better when chilled.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup almond (or other) milk

2-3 handfuls leafy greens 

1 1/2 cup frozen mango cubes

1 1/2 cup frozen peach slices

1 tbsp. hemp seeds 

1 tsp. matcha green tea powder

1/2 tsp. maca powder (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. 

Pour into a pitcher and refrigerate for a few hours.

Serve and enjoy! 

With love,

​The Sole Toscana Beauty Team