Summer Drink Recipes
We all know how important it is to stay hydrated over the hot summer months and even more so if you’re having chemotherapy or are pregnant.
We’ve got some tips and tasty recipes that are alternatives to plain water, perfect for any celebrations during the warmer months!
Tips and tricks to stay hydrated
Sip fluids throughout the day, rather than trying to drink a lot at once. Sucking on ice cubes, ice-blocks or eating jelly can also increase your fluid intake.
If your stomach is upset, try drinking fizzy drinks such as soda water or dry ginger ale.
Try adding some different flavours to your water.
Carry a bottle of water with you so you never find yourself without something to drink - especially when you’re out and about.
If you’re undergoing chemotherapy, aim to drink more water on the days leading up to your treatment day.
Pineapple and ginger spritz
The perfect drink to keep you cool with the added benefits of easing nausea and mouth discomfort.
Ginger ale, chilled
Pineapple juice, chilled
1 piece (2 inch) fresh ginger, sliced thin
1/2 orange, thinly sliced
Fresh basil leaves, destemmed
Combine equal quantities of ginger ale and pineapple juice and pour over ice. Top with ginger, orange and basil.
Sparkly and refreshing.
150ml cranberry juice
100ml pineapple juice
100ml soda water
A squeeze of lemon juice (optional)
Mix the 3 juices with ice. Top up with the soda and garnish with a lime wedge.
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We’ve got some tips and tasty alternatives to plain water that are perfect for any celebrations during the warmer months!
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With the weather warming up, it can be a challenging time keeping cool if you’re pregnant or have a new baby at home.
There are lots of ways, however, you can help to make both you and your baby more comfortable on hot days.