Mother's Day Healthy Drink Recipe

28 April 2023

Drink Recipes for Chronic Diseases

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your love than by preparing a healthy drink for your mom? If your mom has a chronic disease, we've got you covered with some delicious and nutritious drink recipes that will satisfy her cravings.

These recipes are for satisfying the cravings of mothers with chronic diseases and are not intended for dietary therapy purposes.

Drink for Diabetes

Grape Iced Tea Recipe

A delightful choice for mothers managing diabetes, this refreshing Grape Iced Tea is both enjoyable and helpful.

The sugar substitute provides sweetness without spiking blood sugar levels, while the green or black tea base is known for its numerous health benefits.

A tasty and thoughtful drink for moms watching their sugar intake.


  • Seedless Red Grapes: 50g (8-10 grapes)
  • Green Tea: 1 tablespoon / 3 tea bags
  • Sugar substitute (Sucralose): 5-10g (1-2 sachets)
  • Water: 1.5 cups (350ml)
  • Ice Cubes: as needed
  • Lemon Slices: for garnishing


  1. Begin by washing the grapes and soaking them in salt water for 30 minutes to remove dirt. Drain and set aside.
  2. Make the tea by bringing 2 cups of water to a boil, then adding the tea and sugar substitute. Turn off the heat and let it steep for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain the liquid and refrigerate until cold.
  4. Puree the grapes in a blender until smooth, then strain and chill until cold. If you lack a blender, you can crush the grapes with a fork until smooth, then strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth to remove solid bits.
  5. Take a glass and add some ice cubes, chilled grape juice, and chilled tea.
  6. Add a slice of lemon and serve cold.

Nutrition facts

Nutrient Amount per serving
Calories 42 kcal
Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 0.5 g
Fat 0 g

Drink for Hypertension

Pomegranate Mocktail Recipe

This vibrant and delicious Pomegranate Mocktail is an excellent option for moms dealing with high blood pressure.

Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants, known to support cardiovascular health, while the addition of mint and lime adds a refreshing touch.

A heart-healthy drink that shows you care about your mom's well-being.


  • Pomegranate juice: 1/4 cup (60 ml)
  • Half lime (cut in wedges)
  • 6-8 mint leaves
  • 1 cup soda water: 1 cup (250ml)
  • Sugar substitute (Sucralose): 5-10g (1-2 sachets)


  • In a tall glass, place the sugar substitute and pomegranate juice.
  • Gently squeeze lime wedges and add the juice to the mixture.
  • Clap some mint leaves together in your hands to release the scent and add them to the glass.
  • Put plenty of ice in the glass and pour soda water on top. Stir well.
  • Garnish with pomegranate seeds, mint, and lime slices.

Nutrition facts

Nutrient Amount per serving
Calories 42 kcal
Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 0.5 g
Fat 0 g

Drinks for Osteoporosis

Strong Bone Calcium-Rich Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

For mothers who need an extra boost of calcium to support bone health, this delicious and creamy smoothie is a perfect choice.

Packed with calcium from milk and Greek yoghurt, it also contains cocoa powder, which is a good source of iron and other nutrients.

This smoothie is a delicious way to strengthen bones and indulge your mom's sweet tooth.


  • Ingredients:
  • Full cream milk: 1 cup (250ml)
  • Cocoa powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Low-fat Greek yogurt: 1/4 cup (85 g)
  • Pure vanilla extract: 1 tablespoon
  • Crushed ice: 1/2 cup
  • Honey: 1 tablespoon (optional)


  1. Gather all the ingredients and put them into a blender.
  2. Blend the mixture together until it's smooth and well combined.
  3. If you don't have a blender, you can mix all the ingredients in a shaker first and then add ice.
  4. Once the mixture is blended to your liking, pour it into a glass.
  5. Add a few ice cubes if you prefer your smoothie extra cold.
  6. Finally, garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

Nutrition facts

Nutrient Amount per serving
Calories 280 kcal
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 13 g
Fat 16 g
Calcium 400 mg

Note: Nutrition facts are calculated using full cream milk and honey. The nutritional value may vary depending on the ingredients used. 

Drinks for Arthritis

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe

For those suffering from inflammation or joint pain, this warm and comforting beverage is a great addition to your mom's daily routine.

Packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties from turmeric, it can help alleviate discomfort and support overall well-being.

A perfect soothing drink for moms who need some relief.


  • Full cream milk: 1 cup (250ml)
  • Ground turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground ginger: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Honey: 1 teaspoon (optional)


  1. Grind the ground turmeric and ginger separately.
  2. To save time, you may use store-bought turmeric and ginger powders.
  3. In a small saucepan, add milk, turmeric, and ginger.
  4. Heat the mixture over low heat, stirring frequently, until warm but not boiling.
  5. Remove from heat and add honey and black pepper, stirring well.
  6. Pour into a mug and enjoy.

Nutrition facts

Nutrient Amount per serving
Calories 200 kcal
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 8 g
Fat 10 g
Calcium 300 mg