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3 Raw Vegan Summer Beverage Ideas

Updated on July 12, 2012

Delicious Summer Fruit

Delicious and refreshing  honeydew spritzer
Delicious and refreshing honeydew spritzer

Raw Vegan Beverage So Tasty

Fruit Lovely Fruit
Fruit Lovely Fruit
Refreshing apple and ginger juice
Refreshing apple and ginger juice
Me, healthier and happier on a mostly raw vegan diet
Me, healthier and happier on a mostly raw vegan diet
Refreshing Thai iced tea
Refreshing Thai iced tea

Delicious Vegan Beverages

summertime is the time to get creative with beverages, different colours and flavours can really put you in that summer mood. Being a raw vegan does not mean that you have to forget about delicious drinks on a summer afternoon. In fact there is so much choice, because of the abundance of fruits and vegetables you can choose from. Here are three very tasty raw vegan beverage ideas, they are easy to make and most of the ingredients are readily available in stores.

Refreshing summer beverage # 1

Honeydew Spritzer

This juice makes you feel you are drinking fizzy soda, but without the guilt. The fresh mint makes it look pretty and taste refreshing.

Serves: 2 Time: 5 minutes

Here is what you need:

Ingredients

3 cups honeydew melon, sliced

1 cup watermelon , sliced

¼ cup orange juice

¼ cup sparkling mineral water

1 sprig fresh mint

Instructions

Juice the melons and mix the juice with the orange juice. Add the sparkling mineral water mix well, serve over crushed ice and a sprig of mint to garnish and flavour.

Refreshing Summer Beverage #2

Apple Ginger Juice

Apples are cleansing and are rich in fiber. Ginger is cleansing and refreshing, the combination of apple and ginger makes a delicious, yet healthy summer combo.

Serves 1: Time: 5 minutes

Here is what you need:

Ingredients

2 apples, cored and chopped

Ice

1 tablespoon ginger root, peeled and minced

¼ tsp cinnamon

Instructions

Juice the apple and ginger, stir the cinnamon powder into the juice. Serve over crushed ice.

Refreshing Summer Beverage # 2

Thai Iced Tea

This delicious iced tea is perfect for a summers day, it is refreshing and very satisfying. With the addition of star anise, this drink is the perfect cold beverage to have with a delicious Asian inspired, raw vegan salad dish.

Serves: 2 Time: 10 minutes

Here is what you need:

Ingredients

4 tablespoons agave nectar

1 ½ cups black tea, brewed

1 cup almond milk

2 tablespoons orange juice

1/ 4 tsp star anise powder

2 tablespoons vanilla extract

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 cups ice

Instructions

1. Add the agave nectar to the black tea

2. Stir in the almond milk, orange juice, star anise, vanilla and cinnamon

3. Put 1 cup of ice into each glass and pour the tea over the ice, and serve.

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