Watermelon Cooler

Watermelon Cooler

This terrific hydrating drink was developed by a pilates and yoga instructor for her clients.  It’s designed to maintain electrolyte balance on hot days when sweat can deplete you of salt and you feel wilted and sluggish.

Serving size

8-ounces glass

Makes

3

Ingredients

1 grapefruit, small

2 cups watermelon, cubed

8 ice cubes

1½ cups water

pinch of sea salt

1 teaspoon honey

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 8-ounces glass

Calories

58.6

Fat

0.2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Carbohydrates

15 g

Sugar

13.3 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

0.9 g

Sodium

52.6 mg

Calcium

13.7 mg

Phosphorus

14 mg

Potassium

181.3 mg

Instructions

  1. Peel the grapefruit and maintain the white membrane. Separate into segments.
  2. Process all the ingredients, except the honey, in the blender.
  3. Add honey and process for another 15 seconds. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

 

Recipe contributed by FamilyCook Productions

Buy whole watermelon and cut up and store in a sealed container refrigerated. The fruit will remain crunchy for 3-4 days, and you can alternate from snacking plain, adding to summer salads and making this delicious cooler!