Summers have come!! Keeping cool in the summers is easy when you can enjoy some icy-cold beverages. Many a times ordering from your favorite restaurant will bring you options that contain a whole lot of sugar. With the heat, you might be tempted to indulge even though you want to continue on the consistent sugar-free diet. From heat waves, perspiration tanned skin, dehydration, humidity and what not! We tend to serve sugary cold drinks readily available in the market. We end up giving in to these sugary summer coolers.
With diabetes being one of the Major lifestyle diseases that has affected millions of people around the world. It is a condition when the hormone in our body called insulin, produced in the pancreas, is unable to break down glucose (sugar) into energy, resulting in the increase of blood sugar level in the body. If you don’t want to give in those sugary summer coolers, just prepare ahead of time to overcome the temptation
Skip the worry and ditch those sugary summer coolers and try these diabetic-friendly drinks..
Light, bright and refreshing, these are just you’ll need in your glass to keep the heat at bay.
1. Strawberry-Basil Lemon Fizz
Fixings: Fresh strawberries, crisp basil leaves, nectar, lemon , ice solid shapes.
2. Peach-Thyme Iced Tea
You’ll require around 6 medium crisp peaches to get the 4 measures of cuts in this formula.
Ingredients: Honey, fresh thyme, fresh or frozen peach slices, black tea bags, lemon juice, thyme springs and lemon slices for garnish.
3. Watermelon Juice
Did you know? Watermelon is 92% water, so it’s super hydrating.
Ingredients: Seedless watermelon cubes, fresh lime juice, honey, jalapeño, mint sprigs and watermelon wedge for garnish.
4. Cucumber, Fennel and Lemon
Ingredients: Cucumbers, large fennel bulb, club soda, honey, fresh lemon juice, sea salt, lemon-peel strips and small fennel fronds for garnish.
5. Berry-Lime Cooler
Ingredients: Strawberries, blueberries, ice, water, lime, fresh mint
6. Homemade Ginger Ale
Combining simple syrup made with fresh ginger and club soda will satisfy even the strongest soda craving.
Ingredients: Honey, ginger, water, club soda, candied ginger pieces.
7. Pomegranate lemonade
The lemonade truly packs a punch with the mix of acrid lemon juice and tart pomegranate juice.
Ingredients: Lemon Juice, Pomegranate Juice, Ice, Water, Sugar-free cubes (optional)
8. Hibiscus Iced-Tea with Peaches
Tea is low-cal (and cell reinforcement pressed) approach to chill off. Including new peaches gives an invigorating fruity flavor.
Fixings: Sugar, lemon juice, warm water, hibiscus tea packs, peaches, chilled water