Refreshing drink recipes for Berkeley’s hot summer

Refreshing drink recipes for Berkeley’s hot summer

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It’s summer, and the blazing sun is much more frequent. Make the perfect cold and refreshing summer drink to cool off at home, requiring only a few ingredients you probably already have. Each recipe serves one, though you can easily scale up the measurements if needed.

Green Tea Limeade

Ingredients

  • 1 mug 0f water
  • 1 green tea bag or 1 tablespoon loose green tea leaves
  • Juice of half a lime or half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Half a mug of ice

Instructions

Microwave the water with the tea bag or leaves. Next, depending on your preference, squeeze in half a lime or lemon and mix in the honey. Then, add in the ice and mix.

Mint Raspberry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup coconut water

Instructions

Add everything to a blender — a blitz. Dress with a raspberry or a mint leaf for aesthetic appeal.

There you have it! We at the Clog hope you enjoy these summer drinks.

Contact Chandini Dialani at cdialani@dailycal.org.

The Daily Californian

Read more here: https://www.dailycal.org/2019/05/31/refreshing-drink-recipes-for-berkeleys-hot-summer/
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