5 May 2022 | 3 min Read
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Plain water can get boring for your little one and they might not be drinking enough to keep themselves hydrated during the summers. Hence, some refreshing and healthy homemade summer drinks can appeal to them and prevent them from getting dehydrated.
Serve these homemade drinks in an interesting glass to make them even more appealing for the kids. Read on to know about these drinks along with their benefits.
Pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants and help solve common problems like diarrhoea, teething pain and gastritis. It is rich in vitamin C and helps prevent constipation, which is more common because of the summer heat.
This drink can be given once your child is above 8 months of age. Watermelon juice is high in water content which makes it hydrating for the summer and contains vitamin A, vitamin B6 and vitamin C.
Add deseeded chunks of watermelon to a blender and serve your little one. If the watermelon is not very sweet, you can also add a spoonful of date syrup or organic jaggery
Lemons are rich in vitamin C which helps boost immunity and digestion. All you need is lemon juice, jaggery and a glass of water to make this delicious drink. Top off the drink with an ice cube if the weather is very hot outside.
Lassi helps control the body heat and is a great source of vitamin D. It is also rich in probiotics which benefit the digestive system. You can prepare this lassi by mixing bananas, mangoes, honey and some curd in a blender. Add some water if you wish to adjust the consistency. You can even make it with just one fruit that your child likes.
Mangoes are rich in vitamin A, antioxidants, folate, fibre, and vitamin C and help improve digestion. Add some chunks of mango after removing the seed in a blender along with yoghurt and some honey to make this smoothie in no time.
This refreshing drink made from green mangoes helps fight heat stroke, which is common during summers. It is known as Aam Panna and has a cooling effect on the body.
To make this super healthy and refreshing summer drink for your little one, cut the raw mango into cubes after removing the seed and boil it in a cup of water for 10 minutes. Once the boiled mango cools down, blend it with water, salt and some sugar. Serve by garnishing with mint leaves.
This tangy drink will make your kids crave for more! This drink is packed with vitamin C and helps aid digestion. Pineapple has up to 88% water hence will prevent your little one from feeling dehydrated.
To make this drink, add pineapple chunks, some lemon juice and honey or sugar to sweeten it. Garnish with mint leaves which are naturally cooling.
Make these healthy summer drinks at home that are not only yummy but packed with goodness to keep your little one cool and hydrated during Summer.