Prepare to be Refreshed: Minted Watermelon Lemonade Shakes

I restrained myself from buying another watermelon at the grocery store today only because I still have peaches, grapes and blueberries to finish up. errr. But last week I made one of these babies almost every afternoon. And they were so, so good. And seriously my trainer at the gym noticed that I had eaten less calories this past week and I think this was a main reason, this was my afternoon snack and it made barely a dent in my daily calorie count. So without further delay the recipe….

Minted Watermelon Lemonade Shakes

For 2 big tall overflowing glasses or 3 smaller glasses

2 C Watermelon puree/juice
1/3 C Sugar/Splenda syrup
1 tray of ice cubes
Juice of 1 lemon

Blend it all up and add more lemon or sugar water if you need. Smush up a couple mint leaves throw them in a glass, pour the ice mixture, stir and enjoy.

Sugar Syrup
Dissolve on the stove water and sugar (or I used splenda) in equal proportions and cool. (I did 1 C water and 1 C Splenda) it went pretty fast.

Watermelon Puree/Juice

I used one of those baby watermelons because I just don’t have the space for a humungo guy.
Scoop watermelon into blender, blend like crazy, strain into a container to store.

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Comments

  1. Sounds refreshing! Thanks for the recipe!

  2. You so rock! I need something to beat the heat besides slushies. This sounds delicious! My waist thanks you!

  3. I’m definitely trying these out!!

  4. Oooh – sounds yummy! I wonder if stevia would taste just as good instead of the sugar/sugar subs…

  5. YUM!

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