Homemade drinks make healthy alternatives to processed sugary drinks. While they will be advertised as healthy, it is not the case. They contain a lot of unhealthy sugars that add up fast in the body, and might cause deadly health conditions.
Instead, why not learn how to make your own delicious drinks at home?
Try these top beverages that you can take with other top DIY diets made in your kitchen.
It takes a blender to make this amazing DIY watermelon juice. There is no need to add sugar, but you can be a little creative by jazzing it up with several other fruit variations to improve taste. Trust watermelon juice to keep you hydrated throughout the day.
Celery with Blue Cheese Dip and Tomato Sauce
Not exactly a drink but it’s a healthy snack indeed! This combination offers the ultimate potassium, proteins, and fiber dose for less than 120 calories, and way cheaper than what you’ll get in the local store.
Mimosas with Juice Ice Cubes
This fun hack will take your mimosas to the next level. It is a guarantee! Make frozen juice in ice cube trays and add them to your champagne and enjoy the moment the healthiest way. Ensure that the juice is made from fresh produce to retain the appropriate health levels.
This is another DIY combination full of nutrients, loaded with calcium for good health of bones, and Vitamins A and C for antioxidants. You don’t necessarily need a juicer. With a blender, there are several variations for making the spinach-apple juice.
This is a healthy juice recipe containing all the components of a healthy salad, such as celery, lettuce, tomato, carrot, and bell pepper, and with less salt than processed vegetable-blend alternatives.
Blueberry-Cabbage Power Juice
If you’re looking for the perfect recipe filled with anthocyanins, try the blueberry-cabbage combo. It is the anthocyanins that give the juice the attractive purple color and pack it with strong antioxidants for good memory health.
Another healthy DIY juice you should try is the ginger-beet recipe, but you’ll need to spice it up with some vegetables like carrots and kale. Use an orange or an apple, or both for sweetening purposes.
Ultimate Homemade Green Juice
A combination of spinach, parsley, pears, and celery makes a healthy green juice recipe that will make a strong drink packed with vitamin K for bone strength and support.
Green tea has been hyped as a healthy drink, and that is very true. It is rich in polyphenols and flavonoids, which are natural antioxidants responsible for protecting cells against cancer-causing substances (carcinogens). These antioxidants guard against heart-related conditions by inhibiting the formation of blood clots responsible for triggering strokes and heart attack. Green tea also contains fluoride for stronger, healthy teeth.
Did you know; a single cup of hot chocolate can get you back to your best mood? Chocolate enhances the production of the neurotransmitter serotonin, the mood-regulating component in the body. People with low levels of serotonin are more likely to fall into depression.
You’ll notice that all the above ingredients are readily available at a grocery or a store near you. It takes only a few minutes to make a healthy drink, and the best part is you’ll not end up spending as much as buying a processed sugary drink.
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