Fruits which are having greater amounts of water helps a lot in the summer season to relief yourself cool, not just water content present in the fruits, but many of them are loaded with the adequate amounts of antioxidants, nutrients and proteins. Particularly fruits such as watermelon, musk melon or cantaloupe, honeydew melon and citrus fruits like lemon, oranges, blue berries, raspberries and grapes are all good fruits to be consumed in the summer season either in raw form or in the juice form.
Watermelon is the first and best fruit that comes to our mind when we think of summer fruits, as it is quenched the thrust with its 90% of water content. The high amount of water makes us to hydrated from the burning sun’s heat. The sum of the above, it is enriched with the vitamins A and c, it has no fat content and also loaded with an antioxidant named lycopene. An antioxidant that restricts the cardiovascular related diseases and the risk of cancer.
Scoop half cantaloupe into balls and freeze. Let’s take puree 1 cubed cantaloupe and mix ¼ cup of honey into it. Add 2 tablespoons of lime juice into it. Then, strain into a punch bowl. Skim them off the foam by adding 1 liter seltzer. Finally, frozen cantaloupes balls and enjoy it.
Muskmelon and honeydew melon
Yet another pair of fruits which helps us in the summer season to get out from the thirst sensation are musk melon and honeydew melon. These two fruits are having good amounts of water content and potassium content. These low calorie fruits are consumed to get several benefits such as weight loss, diabetes, cardiovascular related problems and high blood pressure. Melons are also the houses of diuretic compounds which help to flush out the body toxins.
Guava passion fruit
Guava fruit helps to recover from too much heat during summer. Mix two 13 ½ ounce cans of unsweetened coconut milk with 1 cup of each sugar and water. Freeze them in a ring mold and mix 4 cups of each guava nectar, passion fruit nectar and orange juice in a punch bowl. Add them into ice ring and add some diced mangos.
In the process of cooling the body, citrus fruits are not less any other fruits. They are tasty on one side and are healthy on the other side. The health benefits of citrus fruits are listed big with the presence of good count of phytonutrients which work as antioxidants. Along with it, citrus fruits are the perfect sources to find vitamin C, flavanones, polyphenols and anthocyanins. A citrus fruit with their fatty acids cutting property helps a lot in the digestion mechanism. During the day start takes a glass of lemon water to cleanse the system and to boost the body.
Cava fruit punch
Cava fruit punch has not been celebrated Easter or a weekend. It is a wonderful excuse drink for beautiful and delicious cava fruit punch. Sparkling cava, a bit of chilled vodka and luscious berries are very good blood oranges that can make for an absolutely gorgeous and very festive cocktail punch. Take 1 bottle of chilled cava or prosecco, 4 ounces of chilled vodka, ½ cup of raspberries, 1 cup of strawberries that are thinly sliced 3 blood oranges and ice. First fill a large pitcher with ice, and then juice, blood oranges into the pitcher. Add strawberries that should be thinly sliced into rounds. Then, add raspberries into it. Finally, add chilled vodka into the top of the punch. Stir it gently and serve over ice.
The other category, apart from the fruits which are competing with fruits on the way to cool the body is vegetables. Especially vegetables like cucumber, lettuce, radishes and dark leafy veggies like spinach and arugula and herb leaves like mint enhances its perks in the summer season. All the above mentioned comprises of fine amount of natural water levels, which advantages the body in releasing the heat. Add them to the salads or eat raw vegetables or boiled ones.
French tropics summer punch
Punch isn’t a drink that often turns to trying to figure out as it really gets an undeserved bad rap. The ideal drink to serve at a summer event is punch. Punch looks gorgeous with few garnishes and high maintenance option. It looks at balancing that it can be served in martini glasses or mixing fancy schmancy signature cocktails one by one. But punches shouldn’t resemble the bright pink options of our past. Take 1 cup of vodka, ¾ cup of St Germain, 2 cups of champagne, 1 cup of pineapple juice, 1 cup of orange juice, and ¼ simple syrup. You just add all ingredients into a punch of bowl except for the champagne. Mix them well until all ingredients are combined. Pour champagne into punch bowl and add ice cubes into it.
One of the best vegetable to eat in the summer season is cucumber, it is enriched with high water amount and is contained with the diuretic property, that helps to remove the toxins present in the body.
Radishes are having the anti-inflammatory properties, potassium, vitamin C, antioxidants and the major element high quantity of water. Hence eat the tasty and crispy radishes to get the best amount of water content.