How would you like to refresh yourself on a tired day? A refreshing bath, a short nap or a favourite snack will defenitely alleviate your mood. There are drinks that can boost your energy any time of the day. Green tea, black tea, coffee, ginseng tea, fruit juices are often used to refresh yourself.
Energy drinks are available in the market that claims to boost your energy. But these drinks often contain caffiene or lots of sugar. Manufactured energy drinks spike blood glucose levels and cause fatigue. What is the benefit of adding extra calories when you have the option of making energy drinks at home? Natural enerygy drinks are healthy, hydrating and nutritious.
You can drink them before or after exercise, in between meals or to replace a meal when you have no time. They are quick, easy and highly nutritious. They are made from common everyday food. Here are the recipes for some nourishing energising drinks.
Egg Yolk And Carrot Juice:
To one large cup of freshly extracted carrot juice whisk an egg yolk with a fork. Carrot juice is known to cleanse blood and improve blood ciculation. It relieves body from stress. Egg yolk keeps away exhaustion, stimulates exhausted adrenal glands. The lecithin in egg yolk is beneficial to brain and nervous system.
Banana And Fig Smoothie:
Blend together one ripe banana, 3 or 4 figs, 1 tablespoon honey and a cup of water. Mix till smooth. The figs in the smoothie may be replaced by dried dates or raisins. The banana enhances the nervous system. The dry fruit has natural sugars which will boost energy. Honey is another excellent energy booster. Honey aids in proper digestion too.
Soy Milk, Egg Yolk And Honey:
Blend 1 cup soy milk, 1 egg yolk and a tablespoon of honey in a blender till smooth. Soy milk is a protein alternative for pasteurized cows milk. As mentioned earlier egg yolk relives fatigue, stimulates adrenal glands and benefits brain and nervous system. Honey, like wise is an energy booster and promotes digestion.
Carrot, Apple, Egg Yolk And Honey Smoothie:
Blend together 1 finely diced carrot, half an apple, 1 egg yolk and a tablespoon of honey. A cup of soy milk may be added. Carrot cleanses blood and improves circulation.Egg yolk removes fatigue, stimulates adrenals and benefits brain and nervous system. Honey boosts energy and helps in proper digestion. Apple besides its various health benefits aids in losing weight too.
Oatmeal Almond Drink:
To a glass of milk add 4 or 5 almonds and quater cup oats, blend together until smooth. A teaspoon of honey can be added to enhance taste and nutrition. Oats provides the body with essential nutrients. it is a good source of fibre, various vitamins and minerals. Eating oats can spread the rise in blood sugars over a longer time period. Almonds are well known for their immense power to boost energy levels besides various health protective benefits.
Evidently, these energy drinks are very easy to prepare and less time consuming. The ingredients are easily available. Home made energy drinks are cheaper when compared to the manufactured energy boosters. You can choose an ingredient of your liking and be comfortable about it. You have the option of avoiding sugars and caffiene. You can get exactly the flavours and textures you want.