Hello dear food fans, Are you all melting? Come on! We aren’t ice-creams – we aren’t meant to melt! :p Don’t you think that its gorgeous in the summers? No, not the intense heat but the delightfully fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables that it brings along with! The exotic and beautiful summer drinks, icy cold ice-creams, tasty sharbat glasses, delightful salad bowls, smoothies, flavorsome desserts, and the abundance of nature! The fruits and vegetables comes with the added benefit of being healthy for our body. These are also refreshing to consume during the scorching summer heat. So, what are you waiting for? Rush to the kitchen now and get some of these to beat the heat ad thank us later. You can be as creative as you want with your food during this hot season! Cause’ its summer yeah!
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“When life gives you lemons, make a lemonade out of it!” Yes, because a glass of lemonade is always satisfying during the blazing heat. It is a cooling food which hydrates, cools, detoxifies our body, and boosts the immunity. Mainly, lemons are a good source of vitamin C that provides essential nutrients and antioxidants. You will be happy to know that the sweet and tangy flavors of lemon adds an extra flavor to the baked goods, mocktails, desserts, sauces, and salad dressings! So, what are you making with all the lemons that you have when vitamin C is the need of the hour!?
Don’t you think that everyday is “Mango-ificient day” in summers with the king of fruit? Umm, what are you thinking about? We are talking about our dearest fruit mango! This sweet and creamy fruit help protect and strengthen the body in multiple ways. The highly popular fruit provides calcium, iron, and is rich in antioxidants. Oh! and yes, you can make a variety of interesting and delightful dishes with mangoes. Such as tropical fruit salad, tasteful smoothies, scrumptious smoothie bowls, fresh and tangy salsa or dipping, mango shake, or just muddle some mango pieces into a glass of lemonade! Now, isn’t that easy?
Hello “cute-cumbers!” Hope you are being as cool as a cucumber and eating one during this scorching heat. Cucumber is a nutritious food that has loads of antioxidant properties and consists of good amount of water and soluble fiber. So, don’t forget to eat your cucumber with its skin on as it provides the maximum amount of nutrients to the body. It plays a vital role in supplying good source of water in the body and therefore it is helpful in increasing the hydration. You can relish cucumbers in several ways. i.e add them into your salads, make some baked cucumber chips, enjoy a cucumber and mint sorbet, or simply dice it and eat with hummus as a low-calories snack!
4. Leafy Vegetables
You can never go wrong with a salad bowl of luscious leafy greens and a salad dressing on top! Leafy green vegetables are crucial for a healthy diet as it furnishes our body with its numerous health benefits. They are packed with powerful nutrients and dietary fibers but are low in calories. Did you know that eating this superfood can also slow down the signs of aging? These charming leafy greens are highly effective that is beneficial for the skin and hair too. Incorporate the wide range of leafy greens in your diet in interesting and diverse ways and just “beet” it! Rush and chop some of them and add to your smoothies, wraps, or sandwiches to make it more flavorful.
5. Watery Fruits
“Squeeze the red-hot day with some tasteful fruits.” As they offer internal cooling and are also popular as thirst quencher. These fruits can largely contribute water in our diet and hydrates our body which is dominant for the overall good health. Apart form this it provides several health benefits and are rich in nutrients. It also posses the ability to flush out toxins form your body. You can reap the many interesting health benefits from these beautiful watery fruits. Wait not and have a tasty bowl of these watery fruits for health and wellness. Or make a fine bottle of infused water with these yummy fruits and beat the heat! Enlighten us about your favored food items from this list of best foods to beat the heat.