[VAGUE DE CHALEUR] If during a heat wave, our body reminds us to drink water, we may also want to add a little energy, for fun! Discover in this slideshow 15 fruity drink recipes that will make your glass of water more attractive.
To compensate for water losses due to perspiration, breath, urine and feces, we normally need to drink at least 1 liter to 1.5 liters of water, to which water from foods such as fruits and vegetables is added. But when it gets really hot, as is the case everywhere in France this week, you need to add an extra 500ml of water, or even more. as soon as the temperature exceeds 38°.
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Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink because when you feel thirsty, our body has already lost between 1 and 2% of its weight in water. So to encourage you to drink more than usual on these hot days, here are some easy-to-prepare recipes that also have a summer flavor.
If you are a parent: Offer your children to drink fresh water at least every hour, and at night when they wake up. If your diet is diversified, favor foods rich in water (fresh fruits and vegetables, compotes, dairy products, etc.).
If you are an older person : consume at least the equivalent of eight glasses a day (ie, 800 ml), ideally a daily consumption of thirteen to fourteen glasses. It is possible to combine water with syrup or even drink gazpachos or cold soups.
if you have a pet : Make sure you always have something to drink and can protect yourself from the sun. Faced with a high temperature, animals are also sensitive.
2/12 – Wash 1 orange organic, 1/2 lemon organic yolk, 1/4 of organic grapefruit (optional) brush. Cut the citrus fruit into slices about 4 mm thick. Place half of the slices in a jar with a sprig of rosemary. Add 1 liter of water and finally the rest of the citrus. Store in the refrigerator overnight. Consume within 24 hours.
3/12 – Prepare a cup of slightly infused Earl Gray tea, and allow to cool. Peel and pit 2 large peaches. Place in the glass of a blender: 6 ice cubes, the peaches, the tea and 2 tbsp. tablespoons of honey and then blend for at least 30 seconds until you get a smooth drink.
4/12 – Peel 4 kiwi fruit. In a blender, mix the kiwi fruit with 1 apple granny Smith, 10 mint leaves, juice of half a lemon, 2 tbsp. whole sugar coffee or rapadura and 15 cl ofWater mineral. In each glass, fill crushed ice to about 1/3, then add the blended mixture.
5/12 – Sauté 160 g of watermelon, 25 cl of water, a splash of lime juice and a few fresh mint leaves in the blender. A dense foam forms on the juice. Filter or not, as desired. Serve over ice, with a wedge of lime.
6/12 – Infuse 1 green tea bag in 1 liter of hot but not boiling water for 2 minutes, leave to cool for 2 hours in the refrigerator. Add the juice of 2 limes, 3 tbsp. goji berries and 3 tbsp. sugar cane. Let the goji berries rehydrate for ten minutes. Put everything in a blender on high speed. Serve very cold.
7/12 – Place a mint leaf in each box of an ice bucket, carefully add water, then put in the freezer. Peel 1.5 cucumbers and cut them into pieces. Remove the skin from 1/2 lemon, not forgetting the white skin. Squeeze cucumbers and lemon. Add sparkling mineral water to the juicer for added freshness. Serve with mint ice cubes.
8/12 – Rinse well 1 sprig of mint and 1/4 cucumber. Cut it into slices 2 to 3 mm thick. Cut 2 pineapple slices into quarters. Put the fruit in a 1 liter jar and fill with water. Put the preparation in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before tasting.
9/12 – Wash 1 pear with a brush. Peel 2 cm of ginger. Cut the pear into slices about 4 mm thick. Grate the ginger. Place half of the pear rings in the jar, then the grated ginger, 1 cinnamon stick, half a split vanilla bean, and finally the rest of the pear. Add a liter of water. Store in the refrigerator overnight. Consume within 24 hours, when the drink is very cold.
10/12 – Put in a blender 1 handful of mint leaves (reserve a few), the juice of 2 lemons, lemonade, coconut sugar. Mixer. Put in an ice bucket and let rest. Mix the ice cubes. Put in a glass, add a little lemonade and 1 or 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. Decorating with mint leaves.
12/12 – Cut 100 g of peeled watermelon into cubes and wash 10 strawberries. Mix with 150 cl of frozen orange juice and 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar in a blender on high power for at least 1 min. Serve immediately.
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