RECIPES THAT ARE NO SWEAT
Turn down the A/C and crank up the blender! When everything under the sun feels like everything directly under the sun, you want snacks, meals, and drinks that are, quite literally, no sweat. Here are some of our favorites
With its skin-clearing and weight loss benefits (and its primary function of keeping you alive, of course), hydration has become an obsession that has reached meme-worthy heights. Some version of “Drink water and mind your business” has found its way on to T-shirts, mugs, and magnets. No time is more the right time to focus on hydration than the hot-as-heck summer months, and infused flat and sparkling water makes the mundane magnificent. Both herbs and fruit can add a refreshing twist to your hydration routine. Some fun combinations to try:
We’re also big fans of flavored ice cubes, and what’s not to love? This is a versatile and easy way to add flavor and color to water and cocktails—it’s also a versatile way to add cocktails to water! How? With boozy ice cubes. Like a fancier version of the ubiquitous undergrad staple, the jello shot, boozy ice cubes can be colorful, made in a variety of flavors, and go in anything from sparkling water to juice! ForFreezing.com provides a handy guide to which types of alcohol should be used for ice cubes. Want a sample recipe? Try this one from Southern Kitchen.
Our very own Well•Pict recipes page is a treasure trove of resources for beat-the-heat recipes. Check out some favorites below.
IMAGE: Oysters On The Half Shell With Strawberry Gastrique And Micro Diced Strawberries