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Recipes: double strawberry milkshake, watermelon lollipop are the best summer eaters

Recipes: double strawberry milkshake, watermelon lollipop are the best summer eaters

It’s that time of year when we are surrounded by colorful fruits that are good for our health, supply the exact nutrients our bodies need, such as vitamins and minerals, and promote skin health. That’s why nothing says summer better than shakes and popsicles made from a batch of fruits whose abundance makes them affordable during the season and boosts our immunity. If all your food items are leaning towards a healthy angle, why should your drinks and ice creams be left behind?

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Double Strawberry Milkshake or Watermelon Lollipop? What’s your favorite summer dose to calm you down while the weather is hissing and the heat wave is taking a toll on your patience? Check out their delicious recipes and health benefits below and thank us later because they only take 10 minutes to make.

1. Double Strawberry Milkshake Recipe

Double Strawberry Milkshake Recipe (Chef Ranveer Brar)

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Ingredients:

1/2 cup milk (cold)

2 to 3 scoops of strawberry ice cream

3 tbsp strawberry flavored syrup

Fresh strawberries

Whipped cream topping (optional)

Equipment needed:

1 blender

2 Mason jars

Method:

Place the ice cream, milk and strawberry flavored syrup in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Garnish with whipped cream and strawberries.

2. Watermelon Lollipop Recipe

Watermelon Lollipop Recipe (Chef Ranveer Brar)

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Ingredients:

4 tbsp strawberry flavored syrup

1 watermelon, diced

1 tbsp ginger juice

A pinch of pink salt

1 tsp lime juice

2 tbsp mint leaves, finely chopped

1/2 cup milk (cold)

Equipment needed:

1 blender

1 mixing bowl

1 Sieve

Popsicle tray

Method:

In a blender, add chopped watermelons and blend until smooth. Strain the watermelon juice into a mixing bowl and add ginger juice, pink salt and lime juice. Mix well.

Add some more chopped watermelon pieces to the mixture and top with mint leaves. Add strawberry flavored syrup to increase the sweetness. Mix thoroughly.

Pour the mixture into the popsicle bowl. Freeze them for at least 6 hours.

(Recipes: Chef Ranveer Brar)

Advantages:

strawberries are sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low in calories and packed with fiber and vitamins. They protect the heart by increasing HDL, the good cholesterol, protecting against cancer and lowering blood pressure. Strawberries don’t disappoint when it comes to the skin.

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They are hugely packed with folic acid, manganese, potassium, vitamin C and antioxidants and the antioxidants present in them can prevent some chronic skin diseases. They are also good for diabetics. The high antioxidant content is a boost for the skin.

Watermelon provides a large dose of hydration to the body. The best thing about this fruit is that it not only prevents sugar cravings but is also low in calories. It is a delicious summer food as it contains almost 91.45% water, which helps meet our body’s water needs.

Packed with antioxidant properties, watermelon can also provide our bodies with a fantastic cooling effect. The vitamin C content can counteract the inflammatory allergic reaction such as hives or blotchiness or itchy skin.

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