11 Hydrating Cocktails to Give You a Healthy Buzz In the Heat

Staying hydrated over the summer, especially while drinking, is obviously super important. Drinking a glass of water for every glass of booze is never a bad idea, but hydrating while enjoying your cocktail is even better. Why not kill two birds with one straw? Instead of adding extra ice to your summer drinks, trying making cocktails that will actually help to hit your H2O quota during these terribly hot summer days.

Avocado Margarita

Endless Simmer’s recipe for this avocado and cilantro margarita offers healthy fats and fiber. Plus, the celery salt rim may encourage you to reach for some water…

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Ginger Kombucha Cocktail

Fermented kombucha, like in this recipe by Love and Lemons, has electrolytes that help you hydrate.

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Grapefruit Cucumber Cocktails

Joy the Baker uses super-hydrating citrus and cucumbers, which are pretty much all water, to create these gin-based drinks.

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Pineapple Mint Juleps

In the heat of summer, there’s almost nothing more refreshing than a slice of fresh pineapple — or a pineapple cocktail by How Sweet it Is.

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Tipsy Peach Lemonade Iced Tea

This Arnold Palmer-inspired spiked drink by The Comfort of Cooking is super refreshing, and perfect when poured over ice during a hot day.

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Peach Prosecco Punch

Not only is the peach nectar hydrating, the bits of fruit in this punch will continue to hydrate you as you drink. Use this recipe by Damn Delicious.

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Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

OK, so wine can be dehydrating, but pomegranates balance it out in this recipe from Fo Reals Life.

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Lemon Berry Prosecco Sangria

This sparkling drink by Little Leopard Book is a great adult version of a childhood classic: pink lemonade.

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Blood Orange and Jalapeño Cocktail

This spicy recipe by Domestic Fits will certainly have you reaching for the water, but it will also refresh you with sweet blood orange juice.

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Kiwi Coconut Cocktail

If you ever find yourself stranded on a desert island, this tropical cocktail by Adventures in Cooking is probably what you want to be drinking.

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Watermelon Gin Cocktail

Is there a more hydrating fruit than watermelon A Spicy Perspective gives the fruit a good name in this cocktail recipe.

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