Whether you’re sippin’ poolside or drinking on the deck, it’s possible that drink in your hand is of the alcoholic variety. While alcohol in moderation is generally considered okay, the fact is that it adds too many empty calories to the diet and flabby inches to the waist. Instead of sinking your weight loss goals, check out these 7 non-alcoholic drinks to try this summer.
7 Non-Alcoholic Drinks to Try This Summer:
Nothing says refreshment like this healthy take on the summertime classic. It’s not loaded with sugar, like store-bought lemonade, so you can feel great about enjoying this and sharing it with the kids. This recipe is easy to whip up, too, making it a good choice when you need crowd-pleasing non-alcoholic party drinks.
Sparkling Lime-Mint Quencher
If you’re a Mojito lover, summer non-alcoholic drinks don’t come any tastier than this recipe. With freshly-squeezed lime juice and fresh mint, you’ll enjoy the summer flavor you love—without the added calories you don’t.
Piña Colada Smoothie
With lite coconut milk and zero rum, this will become one of your go-to healthy summer drink recipes. You’ll love the slushy consistency—and that it has just 115 calories per serving!
Sparkling Pomegranate Juice
If you’ve got 2 minutes, you’ve got time to mix up this concoction, which is one of our favorite summer drink recipes. This version uses good-for-you pomegranate juice, but you can try it with other no-sugar-added juices, like grape, dark cherry, or tart cherry.
Agua Fresca de Melon
Talk about refreshing non-alcoholic summer drinks…this watermelon-based recipe will hit the spot, whether you’re watching the kids splash in the baby pool or hosting a deck-side book club meeting. It’s easy to make, plus you can boost the antioxidant power by adding blueberries or red grapes. Yum!
New Southern Style Sweet Tea
This is one of those classic non-alcoholic drink recipes with a Skinny Ms. twist. It offers tasty fruit and natural sweetener for an old-school flavor you will love.
Orange-Pomegranate Green Tea
Trade in that empty-calorie wine or cocktail for this delish healthy drink. This recipe is naturally sweetened and contains green tea, orange juice, and pomegranate juice. Add an orange slice garnish and you’re ready for relaxin’.
Make this the year you feel fitter and healthier. Enjoy one of these 7 non-alcoholic drinks this summer.
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