Making Your Favorite Drinks At Home

Its nothing like a good refreshing drink you can make at home while relaxing or when having company.

Here are 8 simple recipes for your favorite drinks:

Strawberry Limeade: Make simple syrup: Dissolve 1 cup sugar in 1 cup water in a saucepan over low heat; let cool. Combine with 1 cup lime juice, 2 cups water, some frozen chopped strawberries and ice.




Iced Coffee: Pour 3 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk over ice; stir in 1 cup cooled strong coffee.


Honeydew Ice: Purée 1 cup each frozen honeydew melon and frozen diced cucumber with the juice of 1 lime and some sugar.

Kiwi Punch: Purée 7 peeled, cubed kiwis with 1/2 cup sugar, the juice of 2 limes and 1 cup water; strain and serve over ice.

Iced Chai Tea: Brew 6 black tea bags in 4 cups water with a 1-inch piece ginger and 2 teaspoons Chai spice blend. Cool, remove tea bags and ginger and stir in 1/4 cup honey. Serve over ice with sweetened condensed milk.

Instant Horchata: Sweeten rice milk with sugar; add a pinch of cinnamon. Serve over ice with diced cantaloupe and pecans.

Berry-Guava Lemonade: Mash 4 diced strawberries with 2 tablespoons sugar and 4 tablespoons guava juice in a glass. Fill with ice, then add 6 tablespoons lemon juice and lemon slices.




Cucumber Water: Combine 1 gallon ice water, 1 sliced lemon and 1/2 sliced cucumber; chill.


Feel free to add any extra ingredients to make it your own. I hope you enjoy. Thawadah 


  1. THESE ALL SOUND DELICIOUS!!! Can’t wait to try them. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I’ll take one of each PLEASE! Refreshing article sis, Thanks!

  3. Deeeeelicious!!! Especially the cucumber water!

  4. ooooh! yummy, ima give them all a try. Thank you Ra Yah for this article!

  5. MM, the cucumber water feels like a vacation.

  6. Thawadah Sisters, Hope you all enjoy 🙂

  7. I most definitly want to try the strawberry limeade first!

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