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    10 Easy and yummy mocktail and smoothie recipes to beat the summer heat

    Chef Harish Rao Chef Harish Rao 3 Mins Read

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    Get ready to beat the heat this summer or cause a stir at your child's next birthday party, with these colorful and yummy fruity blends. Kids are bound to fall in love with these delightful recipes!

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    10 Easy and yummy mocktail and smoothie recipes to beat the summer heat

    Are you worried about your kids guzzling down unhealthy cola drinks and packaged juices during summer? Can't blame them! The searing heat of summer calls for refreshing cool drinks, to quench their thirst and rejuvenate their spirit.

    But, why not try some homemade mocktails and smoothies instead? Yes, these icy blends can pep up your kids, while the delicious taste of smoothies is bound to bring a smile on their faces. Also, these can pack in quite a healthy punch, if the right ingredients are used and prepared thoughtfully!

    And wishing to spruce up your kid's next birthday party? Well, what better way than adding these delightful beverages to your spectacular spread. Kids will love the colorful recipes and fun presentation!

    So, from a sparkling green apple mojito to a delicious blue almond smoothie, here are 10 tasty mocktail and smoothie recipes for your little one. And these irresistible concoctions can be easily blended to perfection in a jiffy. Find out how!

    1. Chocolate shake smoothie

    Ingredients
    1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
    ½ frozen banana
    2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 tbsp pure maple syrup
    1 cup ice

    Method

    Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    2. Blueberry shake smoothie

    Ingredients
    2 cups unsweetened almond milk
    1 frozen banana
    2 cups frozen blueberries
    4 tbsp vanilla ice cream
    1 cup ice

    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    3. Cinnamon almond smoothie

    Ingredients
    1 cup unsweetened almond milk
    1 frozen banana
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1 tbsp maca powder or (cocoa powder)
    2 tbsp almond butter
    1 cup ice

    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    4. Chocolate peanut butter delight smoothie

    Ingredients
    1 cup unsweetened almond milk
    1 frozen banana
    ½ Indian pear
    2 tbsp natural peanut butter
    2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 cup ice

    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    5. Green apple mojito

    Ingredients
    10ml wild mint syrup
    20ml green apple syrup
    4 wedges of lime
    6 mint leaves
    Soda water

    Method

    1. Combine the ingredients in a tall glass.
    2. Mix well, add ice, and stir.
    3. Top up with soda water.

    6. Iced tiramisu latte

    Ingredients
    20ml tiramisu syrup
    90ml milk
    1 shot of espresso

    Method

    1. Pour tiramisu syrup in a glass.
    2. Combine ice and milk in a shaker.
    3. Shake and slowly pour the mixture into a glass.
    4. Top up with espresso.
    5. Dust with chocolate powder.

    7. Vanilla zen smoothie

    Ingredients
    1 cup unsweetened almond milk
    1 frozen banana
    ½ pear
    1 tsp organic vanilla extract
    ½ cup Greek or coconut yogurt
    1½ cups ice

    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    8. Blue almond smoothie

    Ingredients
    2 cups unsweetened almond milk
    2 cups frozen blueberries
    3 tbsp almond butter
    2 tbsp chia seeds

    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    9. Frosty mocktail

    Ingredients
    2 tsp caramel sauce
    30 ml chocolate milk
    15 ml chilled coffee

    Method

    1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
    2. Add caramel sauce, chocolate milk, and chilled coffee.
    3. Shake and strain into a tall glass with ice.
    4. Top up with caramel sauce.

    10. Mango bliss smoothie

    Ingredients
    1 cup coconut water
    2 cups fresh mangoes (Alphonso)
    2 tsp lemon juice
    1 lemon zest

    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

    So, as you can tell, most of these vibrantly colored and delightful recipes do not require much time to make and consist of simple ingredients. So, try these out this summer holidays or for a special celebration. Enjoy!

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