It’s summer, and you know what that means… WATERMELONS!
Now, despite our cravings, we can’t eat watermelon all day every day, because our stomachs won’t handle it, and in all honesty we could use a bit more nutrients than that. So how can be find a mix between the amazing summery watermelon taste, and the nutritious powers of other fruits and vegetables? Easy! With a few simple smoothie recipes. Let’s have a look at the tastiest watermelon smoothies for this summer.
Pink Watermelon Smoothie Cool-Down
This smoothie recipe is perfect for those days when you are so busy, you just NEED to have 15 minutes all to yourself. This is a very easy and fast watermelon smoothie recipe, and you can make it in 5 minutes, and drink it, quietly, in 10 minutes. It will refresh you for the day and it won’t take too much of your limited free time, so it’s perfect for those who have a busy schedule! Here are the 3 simple ingredients that you need to blend:
- 2 cups of watermelon chunks (seeds removed, of course);
- 5 strawberries (fresh or frozen);
- Half cup of coconut water.
The coconut water will give it a sweeter aroma, and it will take you on the tropical taste trip of your life!
Keep It Simple, Summer!
The absolute easiest way to enjoy copious amounts of watermelon this summer is to make a very basic smoothie. Try mixing:
- two cups of watermelon chunks;
- a quarter cup of lime juice (or less, if you don’t want it too sour);
- a little bit of fresh rosemary. And I mean a little bit.
Blend these until smooth and serve in a big, tall glass. Feel free to decorate it with another rosemary sprig, and don’t worry about adding any sugar or honey! The natural sweetness of the watermelon will soothe even the most stubborn sweet craving.