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Watermelon limeade in a glass

Recipe tip: You can add frozen fruit cubes for a bonus boost of nutrition! To make frozen fruit cubes, place one piece of fruit in each section of an ice cube tray, add water and freeze.

Nutrition information
Serving: 1 cup (183 grams)
Servings per container: 4
Calories: 191 (0 from fat)
Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Fat: 0 grams (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 2 grams
Sodium: 5 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 52 gram (4 fiber, 46 sugars)


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Watermelon limeade

This refreshing beverage provides two servings of fruit and helps you to meet the daily recommended intake of 6 to 8 cups of water.

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds seedless watermelon, rind removed and sliced
6 fresh limes, squeezed (about 3/4 cup juice)
1/2 cup honey
1 1/2 cups cold water

Directions

  1. Place watermelon slices into a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Over a large mixing bowl, strain the blended watermelon through a fine-meshed sieve, stirring to push through as much juice and pulp as possible.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine the lime juice and honey. Stir until honey dissolves.
  4. Pour watermelon juice/pulp, lime juice and honey mixture, and water into a pitcher. Stir well.
  5. Serve cold.












 

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department

First published: 05/22/2014
Last updated: 05/22/2014

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department