Freshen Up Your Cool Drink

Spring is here and summer is quickly approaching, why not add a twist to your healthy alternative cool fruit drinks with some of our favorite recipes. 

Ditch the Soda 

Keep healthy during this bikini season and keep away from sugary carbonated drinks. Sodas, especially diet, has been linked to strokes, dementia, weight gain, chronic migraine, diabetes, and many other health issues based on several studies. Before and after bariatric surgery, doctors recommend their patients stay away from soda and to stick to healthier alternative drinks. Or stick to just plain water. 

Mix up the H20

For those who have a hard time transitioning from their unhealthier lifestyle look to other means to getting their sweet fix. It is important to understand that water and staying hydrated is necessary to prevent complications and to keep hydrated. Luckily, here at Bariatric Lifestyle Diet, we sell a variety of flavored fruit drinks that will satisfy and quench your thirst. 

Here we've compiled our favorite cool drink recipes can make at home using our delicious low-calorie products.

Strawberry Lemonade

Freshen up our lemon drink with a fan favorite fruit. Enjoy with friends and family while sitting on a cool summer day. Cheers. 

Ingredients

1 packet Tangy Lemon Drink Mix

6 oz water

1/2 cup Strawberries

2 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Combine Lemonade Mix, strawberries and water in a blender, blend on low 15 seconds.
  2. Add ice cubes and blend on high for 1 minute
  3. Serve and enjoy! 

Freeze it up for a great snack

A summertime favorite you can recreate for yourself or family, freeze up your favorite flavored drink for an even more enjoyable snack. 

Here we've compiled our favorite and creative recipes you can make at home using our delicious products:

Berry Slushie

If the weather is feeling too hot, blend up some ice cubes and recreate your childhood waterpark adventures. This low calorie and thirst quenching drink is a healthier alternative to those sugary children's drink.

Ingredients 

1 package of Raspberry Diet Protein Tea

1/2 tsp. rum flavoring

3 ice cubes

8 oz of water.

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend at high speed for 30 seconds.

Kiwi & Berry Frozen Pops

Make your own berry flavored popsicles at home and get rid of the high sugar, calorie-laden supermarket brands. Through his simple recipe, all you need is your favorite drink mix and water. Enjoy your homemade popsicles in the heat of a summer day and kick back and relax with the great taste they offer at only 60 low calories per serving. 

Ingredients

1 packet Kiwi & Berry Drink Mix

6 oz of water

Instructions

  1.  Prepare a packet of Fruit Drink Mix according to package directions
  2. Freeze in pop molds for a cool sweet treat to enjoy. 

Super-Berry Freezer Pops

Make your own berry flavored popsicles at home and get rid of those sugary supermarket brand. Add your favorite berry to give a naturally sweet taste to your already delicious drink mix. Enjoy on a hot summer day, a cool springtime afternoon, or just to settle your sweet craving. Relax and snack away with these low calories ice pops that parents and children will love.

Ingredients

1 packet of Very Berry Fiber Drink Mix

6 oz of water

1 cup of frozen berries of your choice (blueberries, raspberries, etc.)

Instructions

  1. Combine drink mix and water, stir thoroughly
  2. Fill popsicle forms with berries and pour in a drink mix
  3. Freeze 2-4 hours. 
  4. Serve and enjoy!
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