Cool Drinks for the Summer to Make in Your Apartment


No one is spared the harsh heat of Chandler, AZ, but everyone can take a reprieve from it here at Liv Avenida by relaxing by heading to our community saltwater pools and spas. Of course, if you want to enjoy the comfort of your own home, stay in and enjoy your apartment, which is equipped with ceiling fans and central air. Add a delicious, cool drink to your evening for a little something extra. Try these recipes!


Kiwi Watermelon from Betty Crocker

Blend together these frozen fruits for a fun and delicious smoothie. You’ll need a kiwi, watermelon, and green or purple grapes (or both!). Check out the Betty Crocker website for even more great make-ahead smoothies recipes that can be stored in the freezer before being blended.


Fresh Peach Lemonade from Gather for Bread

This lemonade is a perfect refreshing drink you can enjoy, whether you have a blender handy or not. You’ll need three large peaches, pitted, and cut into quarters, half a cup sugar, a cup of real lemon juice, and water. Click on the link above to learn the tips and tricks to make this a delicious and thirst-quenching drink.


Copycat Sonic Cherry Limeade from Lil’ Luna

Sometimes the thought of leaving the comfort of your cool apartment just to get a drink that will leave your hands sticky in a few seconds doesn’t sound like the most appealing idea. If that situation sounds familiar to you — or if you simply want to try making your own version of a classic drink — try this recipe! All it takes is 7UP or Sprite, cherries, lime wedges, ice, and maraschino syrup.


What are your favorite drinks to make and enjoy for the summer? Leave your recipes or links to any great ones you’ve tried and loved in the comments so the rest of our apartment community can also enjoy! Thanks for reading. We hope you love these suggestions!