Top 10 Recipes That Hydrate

List of top 10 healthy recipes that hydrate

Drinking water isn’t the only real approach to hydrate. Roughly 20% of water consumption, in fact, comes from consuming food.  It is essential to keep yourself hydrated not just to satisfy the desire but to ensure you are active and energetic throughout the day. The great part is that there are several delicious and healthy foods that work as excellent options to a simple glass of water while satisfying the hydration requirements too. These hydrating foods provide a whole lot of electrolytes, sodium, vitamin, probiotic, and minerals together with a burst of flavors.


  1. Cinnamon Pear Oatmeal


  • 1 pear, diced
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup



  1. Stovetop method: Put the pear, water, and cinnamon to a small cooking pot. Take to a simmer and let cook for 4-6 mins, mixing a few times, till the pears start to become softened. Adding the oats, milk, and maple syrup. Get back to a simmer and cook for 5-7 mins till oats are soft. Ensure to mix a few times all through cooking so it doesn’t stick to the base of the container and burn.


  1. Apple, Carrot and Peach Smoothie


  • 1 medium carrot, peeled
  • 2 medium-size apples, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 medium-size peach, peeled and stone removed
  • 5 tbsp. of fat-free yogurt
  • 5 tbsp. of milk



  1. Cut the carrot, the apple, and the peach into bite-size pieces and put them into a blender.

2. Add the yogurt and the milk and blend till smooth.

  1. Serve instantly.


  1. Buckwheat chia porridge with apple, pineapple, and papaya



  • 1 cup buckwheat groats
  • water for soaking
  • 1/3 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 green apples
  • 1/2 cup pineapple cubes
  • 1/3 tbsp. ground green cardamom
  • 1/3 tbsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp. of raw honey/maple syrup


  • 2 tbsp. walnuts
  • 4 tbsp. diced papaya
  • 2 tbsp. dry cranberries
  • 2 tbsp. sesame seeds


  1. Dip the buckwheat overnight in 2-3 cups of water.
  2. Strain and rinse off the second day.
  3. Put all the ingredients for the porridge to a high-speed blender until it becomes creamy and smooth in texture. Add only a little bit of water if required at one time, until you reach the desired consistency.
  4. Scoop into the container and add toppings.


  1. Kale salad with orange ginger dressing



  • 5 cups kale, stems removed and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • Orange zest
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2-3 cups lettuce, chopped
  • 1 medium pomegranate
  • 1/2 large orange, peeled & diced
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Orange Ginger Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 large orange, peeled & diced
  • 1-inch fresh ginger
  • Pinch of salt and black pepper


  1. Add kale, olive oil, orange zest, and salt in a container. Rub with your hands for a couple of mins until the amount of kale reduces a bit. Add lettuce, pomegranate, orange, and almonds. A place to one side.
  2. In a blender, add Orange Ginger Dressing ingredients till smooth. Pour over salad.


  1. Strawberry-Pineapple Salsa


  • 1 pineapple, peeled and diced
  • 1 pound strawberries, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime juice
  • 1/2 tbsp. Salt


  1. Add pineapple, strawberries, and tomatoes into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add chopped onion and jalapeno to a bowl together with cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Mix to combine.
  3. Let sit at room temperature for 30 mins. Before serving.


  1. Lemony Pasta Salad with Cucumber and cheese


  • 1-1/2 cups dry pasta
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheese, crumbled
  • salt, and black pepper


  1. Take a large container of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Strain the pasta, let cool for a couple of mins, and put with the olive oil, lemon juice, cucumber, herbs, and cheese.
  2. Add salt and black pepper, to taste. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


  1. Orange chia seed pudding


  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/4-inch piece ginger, peeled
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 2 tbsp. Chia


  1. Put orange, almond milk, ginger, and oats into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Mix in chia seeds and put in a sealed container overnight.


  1. Watermelon-Yogurt Ice


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 cups watermelon, diced
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice


  1. Mix water and sugar in a saucepan. Cook over a high flame until the sugar is dissolved. Shift to a glass measuring cup and let cool slightly.
  2. Blend watermelon in a blender until smooth. Switch to a large bowl. Stir in the cooled sugar syrup, yogurt, and lime juice till mixed. Add the mixture by a fine-mesh filter into a different large bowl, mixing to release all juice. Eliminate pulp.
  3. Add the extracted juices into an ice cream maker and freeze. Take out from the freezer to defrost slightly. Split into small chunks and process in a food processor, in small amounts, until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.


  1. Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad


  • 3 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tbsp. salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh herbs


  1. Stir vinegar, oil, honey, salt and pepper in a bowl. Cut the cucumbers into thin rounds.
  2. Put the cucumber slices, tomatoes, and onion to the dressing; slowly toss to mix. Let stay at room temperature for at least 30 mins and up to 1 hour.
  3. Before serving, put herbs and mix again.


  1. Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate


  • 12 strawberries
  • 2 dark chocolate


  1. Microwave chocolate in a bowl on Moderate for 1 minute. Blend, then proceed to microwave on Moderate in 20-sec intervals till melted, mixing after each interval.
  2. Or put in the top of a double boiler above hot, but not boiling water. Mix until melted.
  3. Drop strawberries in the dissolved chocolate.

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