Hydrating Meals for Scorching Summer season Days
[Simple + Refreshing Recipes]
Maria Sollon MS, CSCS, PES
Simmer down, summer season!
When the warmth cranks up and humidity hits, your physique sends an SOS for some cool, refreshing consolation. Say hiya to the final word chill tablet with some mouthwatering treats! These hydration heroes will depart you feeling as cool as a cucumber on a scorching day! So let’s embrace the summer season sizzle with a pleasant twist of a few of my favourite summer season quenchers!
BEAT THE HEAT SERIES OVERVIEW
That is Half-3 of the Beat the Warmth Sequence and it’s all about preserving your physique hydrated with thirst quenching meals that your physique will love.
Should you’re simply tuning in now, take a look at the earlier blogs for the whole program and knowledge.
PART-1: Get your sweat on with the Scorching Summer season Circuit Exercise. It might be what your physique must preserve your exercises refreshing, difficult, sweaty…and enjoyable.
PART-2: Be taught the best hydration tricks to preserve you refreshed and revitalized all through your summer season actions.
Now let’s get to the juicy, cool, and yummy recipes that your physique will love!
HYDRATING + REFRESHING RECIPES
Hydration is not nearly consuming water. There are a lot of hydration-friendly meals that pack a hydrating punch that may make your hottest summer season days extra gratifying.
Because the summer season warmth is in full swing, making refreshing, mouthwatering treats is the cue for what your physique will crave! No-one needs to spend all day within the kitchen, particularly when it’s good outdoors. So I’d prefer to share three easy and refreshing summer season recipes that include solely 3 components every! It’s an ideal solution to keep hydrated and nourished throughout the scorching days!
NOTE: All recipes are ready for two servings. Double the recipe if prepping extra servings.
#1: Frozen Fruit Sorbet – Cubes – Popsicles
Take pleasure in a refreshing, revitalizing, and hydrating frozen deal with after your exercises or as a scrumptious snack on a scorching day! These frozen fruity snacks could be made to your liking as clean sorbet, frozen fruit cubes, or frozen pops on a stick!
1. 2 cups of combined recent or frozen fruits (ex: berries, mango, kiwi, watermelon)
2. 1 cup of coconut water
3. Elective: lime/ lemon juice, herbs (ex: mint, basil, rosemary)
• Mix the combined fruits and coconut water till clean.
• Add a splash of extra coconut water if it wants extra to mix.
• Sorbet: Pour the combination right into a cup and revel in!
• Cubes or Popsicles: Pour into an ice dice tray or into popsicle molds and insert popsicle sticks
• Freeze for at the least 4 hours or till strong.
#2: Creamy Avocado Hummus
For individuals who love veggies and dips, this ones for you! This creamy hummus is full of wholesome fat and plant-based protein to maintain you fueled and glad.
4. 1 ripe avocado
5. 1 can (15 oz) of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
6. Juice of 1 lemon
7. Elective: seasonings (ex: sea salt and pepper)
• In a meals processor or blender, mix the ripe avocado, chickpeas, and lemon juice.
• Mix till clean and creamy, including slightly water if needed to realize your required consistency.
• Serve with veggie sticks, whole-grain pita, or use it as an expansion in your favourite wraps and sandwiches.
#3: Refreshing Blueberry Lime Smoothie
Sip on this invigorating blueberry lime smoothie after your exercises or as a fast pick-me-up to beat the warmth. It is loaded with hydration and pure sweetness.
8. 3 cups of recent blueberries (or watermelon, cubed and seedless)
9. Juice of two limes
10. 1 tablespoon of agave syrup (or every other pure sweetener, elective)
• In a blender, mix the blueberries, lime juice, and agave syrup (if utilizing).
• Mix till clean and pour into glasses.
• Garnish with a lime slice and a sprig of recent mint if desired.
Take pleasure in sipping, savoring, and preserving cool with these wholesome treats that your physique will love all summer season lengthy!
Keep tuned for the grand finale, Half-4, of the Beat the Warmth Weblog Sequence! It’s coming in scorching with a summer season stretching routine that may complement your robust and hydrated physique.