Watermelon is synonymous with summer, picnics, and beaches. It is sweet, juicy, and so refreshing. Contrary to popular belief, watermelon is not only made up of water and sugar. It is loaded with a high amount of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Another reason to love this fruit is that is low in calories. Studies show that consuming watermelon reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, and cancer. Watermelon is also rich in fiber which helps prevent constipation.
This recipe is a healthier way to satisfy your slushy cravings. Made from watermelon and lemon juice, this slushy drink is 100 % fruit, no artificial sweeteners, delicious, and refreshing. If you get a perfectly ripe and juicy watermelon, there is no need to add any sugar to this drink.
• 2 cups of watermelon
• 1/4 cup of Meyer lemon juice
This recipe takes about 5 minutes to prepare. The watermelon needs to set in the freezer for 2 to 3 hours. Serves 2.
Cut the watermelon on both ends.
Place one end on the cutting board so that it is in a standing position.
Slice off the rind.
Cut the watermelon flesh into half and then into small cubes.
Put the watermelon cubes in a bowl.
Let the watermelon cubes set in the freezer for 2 to 3 hours.
In a blender, place watermelon cubes and lemon juice.
Blend until smooth.
Ideas and Tips:
• Freezing the watermelon cubes prevents the drink from being too watery.
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