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100+ Cold Drinks You Can Make for Hot Days!
By Serafina - June 23, 2014
Getting hot out, isn't it? That's ok! Now's the time of year we can make and enjoy cold, iced drinks while learning and living well! Here are over 100 links for recipes to get you started! Oh, and a few links on why some of them are great ideas. ;)

Why we don't just fill up on powdered sugar drinks and soda pop:

The Whole Food Guide to Healthy Drinks  via Bulk Herb Store Blog  

Iced Teas & Infusions:

Tea vs. Infusion via Bulk Herb Store Blog Here are some great Bulk Herb Store Teas for pleasurable drinking that you can make iced to cool off in the summer: Pomegranate Green Tea, Hibiscus Orange Delight, Darjeeling Green Tea, Jasmine Green Tea, Red Raspberry Smoothy video. How to Make Sun Tea with Fresh Herbs via Frugal Granola Rose Hip Hibiscus Tea: Spiced & Iced via An Appetite for Joy "Ginger Tea Cures What "Ales" You" via Knuckle Salad An Iced Herbal Tea: Meadow Tea via Nourishing Simplicity Raspberry Ginger Iced Green Tea via Richly Rooted Blueberry Iced Green Tea via Closet Cooking Vitamin C Herbal Tea via Recipes to Nourish 10 Herbs for Herbal Iced Tea...All Summer Long! via GNOWFGLINS

Flavored and Electrolyte Waters:

Why Adding Natural Supplements to Your Water is a Good Idea  via Modern Alternative Mamma 20 Unbelievable Reasons to Start Your Day with Water and Lemon via La Healthy Living Naturally Flavored Waters via The Yummy Life Homemade Flavored Waters via The Humbled Homemaker Electrolyte Drink (Sports Drink Replacement) Modern Alternative Momma Natural Pedialyte Alternative Recipes for Babies & Adults via Mama Natural Honeydew Lime Electrolyte Drink via The Nourishing Gourmet 50+ Things to Make Water Taste Better via White House Black Shutters Morning Lemon and Mint Water via Skinny Ms.

Ferments & Fizz - The Healthy Bubbles:

Probiotic Ginger Ale (Kifer) via Bridget's Daily Bytes Root Beer Kombucha via Cultured Food Life Honey Sweetened Ginger Ale via Kitchen Stewardship Lacto-fermented Sparkling Apple Cider via Nourishing Simplicity Homemade Apple Pomegranate Soda via Naturally Mindful Cultured Strawberry Soda via Holistic Squid Sparkling Rhubarb Lemonade via Food52 How to Make Fermented Coconut Water via GNOWFGLINS Cherry Lime Summer Spritzer via Veggie Stapels

Chilled Drinks:

Better Thank Kool Aid via  Deep Roots at Home How to Make Horchata via Just Making Noise Orange Nettle Drink via Fresh Bites Daily Frothy Raw Chocolate Milk via Nourishing Simplicity My Version ~ Good Girl Moonshine via Deep Roots at Home Agua de Tamarindo: A Refreshing Summer Beverage via Fresh Bytes Daily You Can't Beat Beets~Beet Kvass via Deep Roots at Home

Fruity Drinks

Infused Water Recipes via Mary's Kitchen Strawberry Apple Fruity loose "Tea" via Little House Living Strawberry Chocolate Delight via Nourishing Simplicity Strawberry Lemonade via Laylita's Recipes  

Lemonade Recipes:

Simple Honey Lemonade via Nourishing Simplicity Homemade Honey Sweetened Lemonade  via Red and Honey Ginger Mint Lemonade via AMLI Residential Strawberry Lemonade via Nourishing Simplicity Rhubarb Lemonade via Raising Jane Rhubarbade & Strawberry Rhubarabade via Common Sense Home Rosemary Peach Lemonade via Tupelo Honey Cafe Lavender and Honey Lemonade via Raising jane DIY Lemonade Concentrate (made with Honey) via Simple Life Abundant Life Blackberry Mint Limeade via Just Putzing Around the Kitchen Orange Lemonade via The Nourishing Gourmet

Smoothie Recipes:

Daily Boost Herba Smoothie video via Shoshanna's Kitchen Berry Lean Smoothie via Bulk Herb Store Weight Loss Smoothie Fiber Mix via Bulk Herb Store To get some yummy pink drink, check out Plexus Slim: Lose Weight and Gain Vibrant Health via Bulk Herb Store After Workout Smoothie via Bulk Herb Store Blog Less Stress Herba Smoothie video via Shoshanna's Kitchen Nutrient Rich Smoothies via Bulk Herb Store The Herba Smoothie mixes at Bulk Herb Store also include: Circularity Herba SmoothieHeart Health Herba SmoothieErin's Supper Green Drink Mix, and more! How to Make the Perfect Smoothie via New Leaf Wellness Beet Strawberry Smoothie via Live Simply Cherry Mango Water Kifer Smoothie via The Humbled Homemaker Vitamin C Smoothie via Nourishing Simplicity Raspberry Green Tea Coconut Smoothie via Urban Naturale Spiced Coconut Cream Banana Smoothie via The Seasoned Traveler Orange Creamcicle Smoothie via Red and Honey Blueberry Avocado Smoothie via babble Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Smoothie via The Nourishing Gourmet Green Tea Banana Smoothie via Kleinworth & Co Daily Boost Herbal Smoothie via A Mamma's Story    

Frozen Drinks:

Ice Cream Kombucha Floats with Vanilla & Orange via The Nourishing Gourmet Raspberry Lemonade Slushy via Smart School house Healthy Cherry Milkshake via Desserts with Benefits Nutrient Dense Homemade "Orange Julius" via Nourishing Simplicity Orange Freeze via 30 Handmade Days

Frapps & Iced Coffees:

Iced Coffee (sugar-free) via Bulk Herb Store Blog Coconut Frappaccino via Nourishing Simplicity Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino via Nourishing Simplicity

Nutty & Milk Recipes:

How to Make Coconut Milk ~ The Easy Way via Nourishing Simplicity DIY Homemade Almond Milk via Nourishing Simplicity Homemade Strawberry Almond Milk via Edible Perspective How to Make Dairy or Coconut Kifer via Nourishing Simplicity Banana Walnut Date Shake via Meaningful Eats  


Herb Infused Ice Cubes via Giggles Galore Jazzy Take on Water via Express-O How to Make Rose Petal Ice Cubes via A Delightful Home Vanilla Ice via O My Veggies Chai Iced Tea Cubes via Will Cook For Friends Mellon Ball Ice Cubes via Laylita's Recipes 4th of July Fruity Ice Drinks via Mom.Me
Keep an eye out here at Bulk Herb Store Blog next month for even more fun ways to cool off with delicious drinks!


  1. Anna @ Feminine Adventures
    What a great list! I'm excited to try out some new drinks.

    (Thanks for including my lime soda!)
    1. Serafina
      I'm excited about it too! Was glad to share your recipe; looks like a nice, refreshing soda pop replacement! :)
  2. Deborah Smikle-Davis
    I am so delighted that you included my Raspberry Green Tea Coconut Smoothie via Urban Naturale in this wonderful post! Thank you so much for including my recipe. I appreciate it!
    1. Serafina
      You're welcome Deborah! I loved how healthy it is and how you shared all the tea information too! Looks like quite a tasty combination!
  3. JES
    Thanks for sharing this wonderful round up!
    1. Serafina
      Thank you Jess ~ our pleasure!