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Six healthy super summer snack recipes to spur your salivary glands .

Summer is here! The sun is out, the temperature is soaring. Bright and sunny days have well and truly arrived! But it’s also boiling and the humidity is energy-sapping. It’s time to drink something cool, eat something light to lift the deflated and dehydrated mood! Let’s see what recipes for summer can help us feel as happy and cheerful on the inside as the weather is outside!

Summer diet tips

  • To gain energy during summers, choose easy-to-digest foods. 

  • The best summer foods are those that strengthen and support the heart and nourish the kidneys.

  • This is the perfect time to eat seasonal foods that are cooling and help to reduce heat in the body.  

  • In the searing summer heat, avoid dishes that are heavy as they can increase lethargy.

So, let’s dive into these interesting and mood-uplifting summer food recipes.

Refreshing summer recipes

Let’s start with a drink to refresh and revitalize ourselves, shall we? In the summer, the cooling recipes, especially the drinks, are the most popular. They help you feel cool from the inside and also serve as light food that will prevent you from feeling full and heavy.

1.  Mint Cooler

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4


  • 250 g bottle gourd

  • 2-3 tbsp. mint Leaves

  • 4-5 tbsp. rock sugar (according to taste preferences)

  • 1/2  tsp black salt

  • 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds

How to prepare

  1. Peel and cut mango into big pieces.

  2. Steam mango pieces for 10 minutes.

  3. Grind mango pieces, mint leaves, rock sugar, and black salt, with roasted cumin seeds powder.

  4. Add this pulp into water, mix and serve.

Relish the fresh and tangy taste of summer in your mouth. Here is another recipe whose sour and tangy taste will spur you to action rubbing off the lethargy of the hot summer months!

2. Amla Sharbat

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Servings: 2-3