Few Refreshing and Yummy Summer Drinks for Children in Summer
Summer is approaching and it is getting hot. Heats make children sweating more than the adult. The reason is they are more energetic in comparison to adults and always jump and run and do all those bodily activities. Lots of activity means lots of sweating and fluid comes out from the body. Unless you compensate for it the children will lose their natural energy and will get dehydrated.
Moreover, the kids are notorious for not drinking adequate water regularly. They find no interest in it. Rather they get attracted when they see the advertisement of packaged drinks from carbonated drinks to packaged juices to chilled health drinks. Most of the parents are well aware that these ready-made packaged drinks are not exactly healthy for children as they contain preservatives, artificial colors, and chemicals to enhance the taste of the drinks. Caregivers in a preschool Torrance, CA advise parents to make yummy drinks for their children at home which will keep them healthy this summer.
Here are some easy fun recipes for summer drinks some of which even a kid can make by themselves. These summer drinks are a refreshing way for the kids to cool off and a fun cooking activity too. These drink recopies are mainly kid-friendly but you can also serve them to the adult who prefers not to drink alcohol for a variety of reasons. Recopies are given below by the nutritionist of daycare Torrance, CA.
Orange Creamsicle Smoothies
To make it first remove juice from two oranges. Now in a blender add ½ cup pineapple, 2 tablespoons of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey, ½ cup soy milk, and the orange juice. Blend everything and serve it cool to your children.
Watermelon Lemonade :
Cut watermelon into small pieces and de-seed it. Keep it in the freezer so the pieces freeze. In the blender add these frozen pieces of melon. Add 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. To add the sweetness you can use brown sugar. Blend everything and serve it to your children.
Strawberry Milkshake :
This age-old milkshake is an all-time favorite not only to children but to adults also. To make this smoothie you will need 3-4 fresh strawberries, 1 cup chilled milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons of plain vanilla ice cream. In a blender add the chopped fresh strawberry first crush it. Then add other ingredients and blend it until smooth. Pour the juices into a long glass. You can decorate it by putting thin slices of strawberry on the rim of the glass to attract children.
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie :
It is another popular smoothie for children. To make it you will need frozen banana slices of two bananas.,1 cup frozen pineapple, 1 cup chilled soy milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons peanut butter, and some ice cubes. Put all ingredients apart from ice cubes in the blender. Blend it all properly. Pour the creamy smoothie into a glass. If your children do not have a problem with cold, add ice cubes in the smoothies.