Nothing says summer better than an afternoon spent lounging by the pool, icy-cool beverage in hand. The problem is that many of our favorite refreshing summer drinks are loaded with sugars, and that just isn’t what our summer bikini bod needs. This summer, you can be guilt-free as you tip back a cold one because we’ve come up with 8 refreshing drinks that are not only delicious, but low-calorie and nutritious, too!
Here are 8 Refreshing Summer Drinks:
1. Orange Pomegranate Green Tea
This Skinnylicious summer beverage takes only minutes to make and contains just 112 calories per 12 ounce serving!
2. Sparkling Lime Mint Quencher
Our Sparkling Lime Mint Quencher tastes just like a mojito, but without the body-bulging extra calories. Plus, limes are superfoods! Learn what limes can do for your health here.
3. Strawberry Lemonade
This ain’t your grandma’s high-sugar lemonade, but we bet you that you’ll love it just as much.
4. Orange Sports Drink
Forget Gatorade. This electrolyte-rich drink is 100% natural and perfect for staying hydrated during summer workouts.
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5. Sparkling Pomegranate Juice
What’s better than a refreshing summer beverage that is great for your health, too?! This recipe only takes 2 minutes to make and features one of nature’s superfoods, the pomegranate.
6. Watermelon Chiller
Watermelon is a perfect summertime fruit, and this delicious watermelon-themed drink has no sugar added!
7. Hot Pink Cooler
This tasty summer concoction is the perfect choice for beet lovers.
8. Southern Style Sweet Tea
We, at SkinnyMs., love reinventing traditional recipes to make them healthier, so we’ve taken this southern favorite, “skinnied” it down, and made sure that it still hits the spot!
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