These days, people aren’t just watching what they eat, they are also watching what they drink. This is understandable, especially because people often buy pre-packaged drinks without knowing what all the ingredients are.
Want some ideas for healthy drinks that you can make at home? Here are nine recipes that will help you create drinks that are healthy and tasty!
1. Banana-Berry Smoothie
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Bananas mix well with just about any berry, but this unique take on Banana-Berry smoothies also adds a little bit of protein with the silken tofu. Think of it as a healthier version of taho! Store it in a Thermos® JMF-500S Mug to keep it nice and cold!
2. Apple-Peanut Butter Smoothie
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Yes, apple and peanut butter alone would make a great smoothie. However, this Apple-Peanut Butter Smoothie recipe adds a couple of extra flavours thanks to the vanilla extract, cinnamon and almond milk! It only takes a couple of minutes to make and you can store it then keep in a Thermos® JMF-500S Mug if you need to bring your breakfast at work.
3. Minty Iced Green Tea
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Green tea is well-known for health benefits thanks to its antioxidants. Not a fan of warm tea? Try this recipe for iced green tea, it’s guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed! You can actually brew your tea in a Thermos® TCMK-500 Tumbler – it comes with a strainer!
4. Iced Sun Tea
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If you want a fruitier type of iced tea, then this Sun Tea recipe may be right up your alley. The fresh fruits add a great layer of flavour. Bring some with you when you leave the house in a Thermos® JNL-752 Ultra-Light One-Push Tumbler. It will keep your drink cold for up to 6 hours.
5. Cucumber Mint Water
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Sometimes, the best recipes are the simple ones. You can make this Cucumber Mint Water in just a couple of minutes, but it can keep you refreshed for hours. Keep the mint and cucumber in a Thermos® JMZ-350 Tumbler and refresh your drink by adding more water and ice as required!
6. Mango Lassi
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Love mangoes? This exotic recipe will give you a brand-new appreciation for them. Mango Lassi, which hails from India, contains yogurt, mangoes and ice as basic ingredients. You can add green cardamom and honey to add even more flavour.
7. Pina Colada Breakfast Shake
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A classic Pina Colada contains a little bit of rum. Sorry to disappoint, but this recipe doesn’t have any alcohol! What this Pina Colada Breakfast Shake does have, however, are oats, coconut water, coconut flakes and pineapple. It’s a great breakfast!
8. Coconut Water Coffee
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A little bit of condensed milk and coconut water will give your morning cup of java an extra kick. You can make yourself a big batch to last the day – storing it in a Thermos® THV-1000 Carafe will keep it nice and cold for up to 10 hours.
9. Kiwi Sensation
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A mix of vegetables and fruits, this Kiwi Sensation is great for people who need more vitamins and fiber in their diet. It might get a little chunky though, so you’ll want to store it in a larger mug like Thermos® JMF-500S.