Recipe Details

Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Smoothie

Minty Cucumber - Watermelon smoothie

21 Jun 2019 50 Views

In this hot summer day and you’re thirsty and want to replenish some of those fluid losses.  Whether you want to call it a slushie or a smoothie, you’ll definitely want to try out this recipe.  Some of the favorite highlights of this recipe:

  • No added sugar – it all comes naturally in the fruit
  • Low in calories – a great addition to your normal meals or snacks
  • Excellent source of Vitamin C – helpful for immunity
  • Super hydrating – great for replacing sweat losses after a workout
  • Icy cold – perfect on a hot day!

Method

  • Place watermelon, mint, cucumber, lime juice and ice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Divide it in between 4 glasses and garnish each glass with mint and pomegranate seeds. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

  • seedless watermelon: 2 cups (cut into chunks)
  • fresh mint leaves: - ¼ cup more for garnishing
  • Persian cucumbers: - 1medium size (washed and chopped (no need to peel)
  • freshly squeezed lime juice:- 2 tbsp
  • ice:- ½ cup
  • pomegranate seeds:- handful as garnish (optional)


Nutritive Value

ENERGY – 200 Kcal

PROTEIN – 0

CARBOHYDRATES – 25gms

FATS -- 0gms