5 Best Summer Drinks Recipes To Keep Your Body Cool


Summer has arrived with the essential task of keeping our bodies hydrated. As temperatures climb, the discomfort of sweating and the mere thought of exposure to the sun can become overwhelming.

Balancing the demands of a busy work lifestyle while ensuring sufficient hydration can prove challenging, particularly if one relies solely on plain water throughout the day. However, fret not, for a delightful solution awaits to not only make your summer days bearable but truly enjoyable. Explore 5 best summer drink recipes to keep your body cool and refreshed throughout the summer!

Here’s how to enhance your summer experience with some of the most refreshing drinks to beat the heat. You can now glide through your day, relishing the essence of summer and maintaining adequate hydration, all without constantly monitoring your water intake. So, let’s explore the delicious flavors of the season with these healthy summer drinks.

Hydrating Drinks to Beat the Heat, the Healthy Way!

A Classic Summer Drink – Mojito

They say when life gives you lemons, make a delicious Mojito! And you know what? They’re right! How can summers feel like summers if you don’t sip on this easy summer drink? All you need for this delicious preparation is a genuine love for summer and basic ingredients like lemons, mint, crushed ice, water, and sugar.

Make your Perfect Mojito:

  • Begin by preparing your glass or tumbler. Cut a few lemon wedges and chop a handful of fresh mint leaves, then add them to the glass.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of Danfe sugar and 1/2 cup of water. With a muddler or crusher, gently crush the ingredients to release lemon juice and mint oils.
  • Next, add 1 cup of crushed ice to the glass, filling the rest with water.
  • Give it a mix and adjust the sweetness to taste.
  • Garnish your summer refreshing drink with some cut lemon wedges and fresh mint leaves.

Pro Tip – For an extra burst of flavor, add your favorite fruits to the mix. Strawberries or raspberries complement this drink perfectly!

Try this Delightful Drink for Summers at Home – Lime Sugarcane Juice

Looking for the best drink to stay hydrated this summer? Look no further! You might have tried sugarcane juice before, but have you ever tried giving it a lemon twist? Try this recipe, and you’ll never go back to the old-school way of drinking sugarcane juice.

The ingredients you will need for this recipe are as follows:

  • 2-3 fresh sugarcane stalks
  • 2 limes
  • Crushed ice

Prepare this Summer Delight

  • Peel the outer layer of the sugarcane and cut it into small pieces.
  • With the help of a juicer, juice the sugarcane pieces, adding a little water to aid juicing.
  • Strain the juice through a fine strainer to remove any pulp.
  • In a glass, squeeze out the juice of 2 lemons and crushed ice, then pour the sugarcane juice into it.
  • Give it a mix and there, you have your perfect summer drink to savor!

Pro Tip – Add thin slices of a 1/2-inch piece of ginger to this drink for a healthy twist!

Your Family Will Call This One the Best Summer Drink of All Time – Jaljeera

Ever wondered why we love Pani Puri (an Indian street food) so much? And how does it taste so refreshing? Well, this street food recipe involves the use of Jaljeera, which can aid in hydration and evoke nostalgic summer memories. Jaljeera is one of the most preferred drinks among Indian families for its health benefits and its reputation as one of the best summer drinks for a cool body

Ingredients you will need for this summer drink recipe:

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds (You can try Danfe Foods for an authentic flavor)
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon dried mango powder
  • Black salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind paste
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3-4 cups of cold water
  • Crushed Ice

Let’s Prepare This Cooling Delight

  • Heat the cumin seeds in a pan until they become aromatic.
  • Using a blender or crusher, grind the roasted jeera into a fine powder.
  • In the same blender, add dried mint leaves, dry mango powder, tamarind paste, green chili, lemon juice, and black salt. Blend until a smooth mixture is achieved.
  • Transfer this mixture into a large jug, then add crushed ice and water to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Taste the Jaljeera and adjust the seasoning as preferred.
  • Pour this delightful drink into individual glasses and garnish it with some lemon wedges and mint leaves.

Pro Tip – You can make a big batch of Jaljeera and refrigerate it for future use. This drink can stay fresh for up to 4 days when refrigerated.

A Deliciously Hydrating Drink for Summer – Watermelon Crusher

How can summer feel complete without indulging in some sweet watermelons? This summer drink recipe starts with your love for watermelon and ends on a cool, refreshing, sweet note!

All you will need is:

  • A cup of freshly cut watermelon
  • A tablespoon of lime juice
  • ½ cup of crushed ice

An Easy Recipe to Try

  • In a mixing jug, add freshly cut watermelon pieces and a tablespoon of lime juice. Using a muddler, gently crush them to juice the melons.
  • In a serving glass, add crushed ice to the top and pour the watermelon mixture into it.
  • Add a small piece of watermelon to the glass rim for garnish, and your perfect summer drink recipe is ready to be sipped on!

Pro Tip – You can add a few chunks of watermelon to the crusher for a more refreshing taste.

Perfect For That Busy Summer Afternoon at Work – Iced Tea

On a busy day at work, sipping on a glass of iced tea can never go wrong! It’s one of those good summer drinks that pairs well with a hectic work schedule. Easy to make, store, and sip throughout the day.

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 3-4 cups of water
  • 2-3 tablespoons of your favorite tea
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • A tablespoon of lime juice
  • Mint leaves for garnishing

Let’s Sip On Some Iced Tea

  • Pour water into a saucepan and bring it to a boil.
  • Add 2 teaspoons of loose tea leaves and let them steep for 3-4 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar while the tea is still boiling.
  • Add a tablespoon of lime juice to the tea and give it a mix.
  • Allow the tea to cool before refrigerating for 1-2 hours.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves and add ice. Serve the tea cold!

Pro Tip – Add lime juice while the tea is still hot; otherwise, the tea may taste bitter.

Make Your Summers Way More Cooler!

Making these 5 best summer drink recipes to keep your body cool should be your way forward to a healthy, refreshing summer! It’s important to understand that the quality of your raw ingredients alone can make or break these delightful recipes and their flavors. For an authentic taste, consider trying Danfe Food products and indulge in a more wholesome way of making your summers refreshing.

Another enjoyable way to savor this summer and these magical beverages is by pairing them with some healthy yet delectable snack recipes, making your entire summer season experience worth remembering!

Stay healthy, stay refreshed!


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