Alimentos y bebidas refrescantes para este verano

Alimentos y bebidas refrescantes para este verano


If there is one fruit that has been in fashion in recent years, it is the avocado. Avocado, apart from having a very peculiar flavour, provides a series of health benefits for people. This fruit is full of healthy fats for the body, it is rich in vitamin E, which protects cell membranes, it provides vitamin C and a little provitamin A. It also has a variety of minerals such as: vitamin E, vitamin C and provitamin A. It also has a variety of minerals such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, copper and zinc.

It is recommended for athletes and pregnant women, as it provides energy to the body. On the other hand, it contributes to improve the cardiovascular health of the people, relaxes the nervous system, is good for the sight and comes from wrinkles.


Lemon slush drink 

Lemon granita has the virtue of refreshing us, helping us to lower our body temperature and hydrate us and at the same time, stimulating our appetite, which is why it is excellent for an aperitif or an afternoon snack.

Who doesn't fancy a lemon granita on a terrace or on the sofa at home? 



Watermelon is the quintessential summer food. This is because it is a fruit with a high water content that can be used to supplement hydration and diet during the hottest months of the year. It is also a food that is good for people's health, as it is a fruit that contains lycopene, a type of antioxidant substance. In addition, thanks to the amount of water they contain, they contain appreciable quantities of various vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, fibre and carbohydrates. 



Cakes are a food that is associated with celebration, partying and fun. Eating slices of cake in summer is also refreshing, as it keeps better in the fridge. But eating cakes can also bring benefits to people, because thanks to eating this food we also eat healthy foods such as milk, fruit... For example, a lemon cake will be highly digestive, a strawberry cake will be depurative and a coconut cake will be diuretic. To all this, we can add any type of fruit we want and benefit directly from all its properties.

As long as it is consumed in moderation, it will be beneficial for people's health, as we must not forget that all diets should have a minimum of sugar in them.


Horchata in all its variations

There is nothing more summery and Valencian than a good horchata, a pleasant vegetable drink, which we can make with tiger nuts, almonds and other dried fruits, extracting their pulp and filtering them conveniently to obtain a refreshing and delicate drink, which although it is not a vegetable milk, it does have a milky texture.



Olives are a must in any Mediterranean diet. The fruit of the olive tree has a low calorie content. It is a food with healthy fats and polyphenols. A source of easily digestible dietary fibre, because its lignin/cellulose ratio is less than 0.5. 

It provides all the essential amino acids and also stands out for its vitamin content, provitamin A and vitamin E, and minerals, especially calcium, iron and magnesium.

Who doesn't think it's great to sit in a bar terrace with a soft drink and olives to go with it? 



Clams are a bivalve mollusc that lives in the sandy shores of rivers and seas. They can be used in a large number of dishes such as rice dishes, stews or cooked as a single dish. 

This food, apart from being refreshing for high temperatures, provides a series of benefits for people, as it is a food of great nutritional value due to its low calorie content and provides us with proteins, vitamins, especially from the B group, minerals such as iron, potassium, selenium and calcium. All this, together with their low fat and sugar content, makes them a very beneficial food for our organism. 



Believe it or not, tofu is a refreshing food for this summer. Tofu is a protein-concentrated mass that is a kind of cheese made from soya beverage, which is then cooked, cooled and presented in different textures.

Tofu is low in unsaturated fat, cholesterol-free, high in iron, and contains small amounts of calcium, potassium, phosphorus and vitamin A. It is a perfect food for diets with a low intake of calcium and phosphorus. It is a perfect food for slimming diets, because it is easily satiating and has a high protein content. It is also 100% vegetarian.



For many, it seems that summer has not arrived until the first sangria is prepared, the drink that nationals and tourists ask for and that every summer is used to accompany tortillas, snacks on the beach, triumphing in private homes and beach bars.

And you... are you a sangria drinker?