Metabolism drinks

8 Metabolism-Boosting Drinks to Tone Up Your Body

If you’re looking for a natural way to lose those extra pounds or simply to detox your body, I have a solution. These miracle drinks are not only doctor recommended but also very tasty. They boost your metabolism and, as a result, your body burns more fat and gets toned more easily.Green tea, the main ingredient, optimizes fat oxidation, while mint and lemon prevent inflammation and greatly contribute to the metabolism process.How to make it:

  • Add 7 cups of green tea to a jar.
  • Add a handful of fresh mint leaves.
  • Add a couple of lemon slices.

Put the jar in the fridge on Sunday night. Starting from Monday, drink a glass of tea every day. Keep drinking for a week.

Strawberry smoothie

The key to strengthening your muscles is to consume more protein. This milkshake increases your protein intake, and strawberries activate your metabolism.How to make it:

Add to blender:

  • 1/2 liter of skimmed milk
  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1/2 cup of oats
  • 1 cup of light natural yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of flax seeds

Blend everything together, and enjoy the flavor and benefits of the drink.

Fruit smoothie

This drink is very delicious because it contains a combination of fruits. The main ingredient is grapefruit, a widely used fat loss ingredient.How to make it:

Add to blender:

  • 2 grapefruits, squeezed
  • 2 slices of pineapple
  • 1 cup of raspberries
  • 1/2 glass of water

    Apple smoothie

    Apples are great for detoxifying and energizing your body. They’re high in pectin, which reduces the amount of fat your cells can absorb. This yummy drink will strengthen your muscles and help burn fat. 

  • How to make it:

  • Add to blender:

  • 1 cup of light natural yogurt
  • 1 apple cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1/2 cup of almonds
  • Cinnamon
  • 1/2 liter of skimmed milk

Blend everything together, and your healthy drink is ready.

Spiced infusion

This green tea infusion has lots of wonderful health benefits. Green tea, pepper, and cinnamon speed up your metabolism, and honey detoxifies your body.

How to make it:

  • Prepare a cup of green tea.
  • Add some honey.
  • Add a pinch of cayenne pepper (less than the honey).
  • Add a tablespoon of ground cinnamon.

Chocolate smoothie

This drink is perfect for you if you want to naturally increase your consumption of protein. As coffee boosts your metabolism, you can drink it an hour before your workout.

How to make it:

Add to blender:

  • Chocolate or cocoa powder without sugar
  • 1/2 liter of skimmed milk
  • 1/2 cup of oats
  • 1/4 cup of amaranth
  • 1/2 tablespoon of coffee
  • Some honey according to your taste

Blend everything together and enjoy. It’s quite tasty.

Other drinks that boost your metabolism

Coconut water, which you can drink directly from the coconut, and black coffee help speed up your metabolism and burn fat faster. You can drink them in the morning right after you wake up, after breakfast, or before exercising.

 Festive Drink Recipes You’ve Got To Make This Year – Including The World’s Best Chai

Whether you have a relaxed family get together, a festive formal dinner or an impromptu night time tipple planned, we have collected a selection of recipes that will help you prepare for every occasion.

We have picked all of our favorite recipes celebrating herbs and spices, centered around the classic scents and flavors of the Holidays.

For The Whole Family…

The World’s Best Homemade Chai Recipe

This Chai Concentrate inspired by Nifty Thrifty Things allows you to make delicious Chai whenever you feel like it. Using only natural ingredients, you know exactly what is in this concentrate, so you can have a guilt free experience.

Ingredients:–          4 inches of ginger

–          2 tablespoons of brown sugar
–          10 bags of standard black tea
–          10 cardamom pods
–          ½ teaspoon of ground pepper
–          ½ teaspoon of ground nutmeg
–          1 teaspoon of ground all spice
–          1 vanilla bean
–          5 star anise
–          3 sticks of cinnamon
–          4 ½ cups of water
–          Cinnamon powder for dusting once finished

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a pan, bring to the boil. Once boiling bring down to a simmer for an hour.  Once infused nicely, strain the mixture, add the sugar to sweeten. Then use a funnel to transfer the mixture into a glass bottle that can be kept in the refrigerator. When the cold weather kicks in, simply heat up some milk, making sure you use 50/50 ratio of chai concentrate and milk, sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy!

Delicious Eggnog

Eggnog and Christmas go in hand in hand. This simple recipe can be enjoyed by the whole family (or just the adults if you spike it with bourbon). We have used cinnamon and clove, but the beauty of this recipe is that you can change it up depending on your favorite herbs and spices.

Ingredients: (serves 6)

4 egg yolks

–          2 cups of milk
–          1 cup of cream
–          ½ cup of sugar
–          1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
–          1 teaspoon of freshly grated nutmeg
–          2 whole cloves
–          Pinch of cinnamon
–          (Adult option – 2 tablespoons of your favorite bourbon)

Method:

Using a whisk, mix the egg yolks and slowly add the sugar until light and fluffy. In a separate pan combine the cloves, cinnamon and milk until simmering but not boiling. Slowly add the milk mixture into the egg mixture whisking constantly. Then pour back into the pan and heat on a medium heat, stirring the mixture until it begins to thicken, be careful not to let it boil and curdle. Once suitably thickened, remove from the heat and stir in the cream. Strain the mixture to remove the cloves and let it cool. Once cooled, stir in the nutmeg and vanilla extract (add the bourbon now if you like). Se

rve or keep in the refrigerator and serve when your guests arrive.

Adults Only…

Spiced Vodka

This will make a great base for any festive vodka cocktail. So get creative…

Ingredients (makes 1 litre):

–          3 bay leaves
–          1 quartered nutmeg
–          1 teaspoon of cloves
–          1 teaspoon of all spice berries
–          1 vanilla pod split length ways
–          1 litre of vodka

Method:

Put all ingredient into a glass jar, shake well and leave in a dark place for a month to infuse fully (the longer the better). Every now and again give it a good shake to help the spices and herbs infuse better.

Hot Spiced Cider

Hot Spiced Cider can certainly warm up any occasion and tastes delicious, a great alternative to mulled wine.

Ingredients:

–          1 ½ litres of medium dry cider
–          6 dried apricots
–          1 thinly sliced apple
–          4 whole sticks of cinnamon
–          12 whole cloves
–          8 whole allspice
–          4oz of soft brown sugar

Method:

Mix all ingredients into a pan and heat, wait until the sugar has dissolved and strain with a sieve. Serve in any heat proof glass and let your senses come alive.

Hot Mulled Apple Juice

Hot Mulled Apple Juice lets the kids get involved whilst the grown-ups enjoy their alcoholic mulled wine.

Ingredients (serves 6):

–          1 ½ liters of apple juice
–          Peel of 1 whole orange – cut into strips
–          Peel of 1 whole lemon – cut into strips
–          4 tablespoons of maple syrup
–          2 whole cinnamon sticks
–          6 whole all spice berries
–          6 whole cloves

Method:

Put the maple syrup and apple juice into a pan. Meanwhile place the cinnamon sticks, allspice berries, lemon and orange peel and cloves into a muslin spice bag. Tie with string and place in the pan. Place the pan on a medium heat for 5-10, careful not to boil it. Once removed from heat, remove the muslin bag, and serve in heat proof glasses – Yum.

Boost your Metabolism Naturally With This DrinkDelicious Apple Cinnamon Water is a wonderful way to detox your body and help naturally boost your metabolism so you can lose weight more effectively!

How to Detox and Boost Your Metabolism Using Apple Cinnamon Water

Boost your metabolism naturally with this low calorie Detox Drink. Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water has very few calories, less than 10 per serving! Put down the diet sodas and crystal light and try this out for a week.

You will drop weight and have TONS ON ENERGY! It’s yummy! Makes one big pitcher, re-fill water 3-4 times before replacing apples and cinnamon! Everything required to make this yummy water is listed below so please give it a try and enjoy the numerous benefits!

What’s needed:

  • 2 Organic Apples thinly slice (Whatever your favorite is) & 2 Fresh Cinnamon Sticks
  • Large Pitcher
  • Ice Cubes
  • Alkaline Filtered Water

Drop apple slices in the bottom of the pitcher (save a few to drop in your glass later) and then the cinnamon stick, cover with ice about 1/2 way through then with filtered alkaline water. Place in the fridge for 10 minutes before serving. ENJOY!