A Recipe to Beat the Heat // Watermelon Sunrise Sipper

Posted on June 15, 2015 by Not Your Sugar Mamas | 0 Comments

Bring on the heat, Mother Nature!

We’re keepin’ it cool with this super refreshing, extra hydrating Watermelon Sunrise Sipper. It’s sure to give you a much-needed boost when that sun is beating and the sweat is dripping.

Watermelon is packed with nutrients. It has high levels of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that is found in fruits and vegetables that are red in color. Lycopene is thought to reduce risk of heart disease and cancer. Watermelon also contains the amino acid citrulline which promotes good cardiovascular health and blood flow. Plus, watermelon is great for hydration since is 92% water and packed with electrolytes!

INGREDIENTS

> 1 cup watermelon chunks
> 3/4 cup coconut water
> 1 tbs honey
> 2 mint leaves- one for smoothie, one for garnish
> Handful of ice

PREPARATION

Combine all ingredients in a blender until you get a fine slushy consistency.
Garnish with mint leaf and enjoy!

 


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