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Recipe tip

Bored with your water? Drop in a few watermelon-mint ice cubes! To make the cubes, blend 4 cups fresh, cubed watermelon (no rind or seeds) in a blender until smooth. Then pour the puréed watermelon into an ice cube tray, add a mint leaf to each cube and freeze. After you try this recipe, get creative by tailoring the recipe to include more of your favorite fruits!

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Watermelon-infused water

Celebrate summer with a refreshing drink infused with watermelon and mint! You’ll be more motivated to drink water, keeping you hydrated under the hot summer sun.


4 cups cubed watermelon (about 1-inch cubes)
1/2 cup mint leaves, stems removed
12 cups water


  1. Place watermelon cubes into a 1-gallon pitcher. Add mint leaves and water. Stir.
  2. Place pitcher in refrigerator to chill for 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Serve chilled.

Makes 12 servings

Carb choices per serving: 0


Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department

First published: 08/19/2014
Last updated: 08/19/2014

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department