Watermelon is a sought-after fruit most especially during the summer season and you can pretty much see it everywhere. As a matter of fact, watermelon is a mainstay favorite for picnics and backyard parties in this kind of season. What makes watermelon even better is the fact that it can be used in different recipes that you can do in a little amount of time. If you want to keep yourself refresh and hydrated all throughout this summer, here are the three watermelon juice recipes that you should try.
Recipe # 1: Watermelon detox recipe
Detox water or juice is a popular and healthy alternative for flavored juices and artificially flavored drinks. This type of juices promises to help in flushing out the toxin accumulated in the colon. Watermelon is among the famous fruits used in making delicious detox water.
If this is your first time to try a detox juice, here’s a simple yet effective recipe that includes your favorite watermelon.
3 cups watermelons (remove the seeds and diced)
1 cup purified water
1/2 lemon (peeled and juiced)
Juice the strawberries and watermelons. Squeeze the lemon and pour it into the jar. Fill it with water and shake.
Recipe # 2: Watermelon and Green Tea Juice
If you’re a tea and watermelon juice lover, this recipe is the best one for you. Watermelon and green tea might seem like an unlikely pair but once you’ve tried this recipe, for sure, this will be your newest favorite.
1 1/2 cups green tea (brewed and chilled, the green tea can be prepared a few hours before use)
4 cups watermelon (seeded and cut into cubes, best when chilled)
1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice (use lime if you prefer to add more flavor)
lemon or lime slices for garnish
A few hours prior, it is best to steep the green tea bag in freshly boiled water. Set aside the green to room temperature, afterward, place it in the fridge to chill.
Once the green tea is completely chilled, pour it into the blender. Add the watermelon cubes and the lemon juice. Allow the ingredients to blend and mix well on high speed for 1 minute until the mixture is totally blended.
Pour into glasses and serve with a slice of lemon or lime. Don’t forget to enjoy!
Recipe # 3: Watermelon and coconut concoction
Looking for a truly refreshing and delicious concoction? Here’s our version of the popular watermelon juice and coconut concoction. Many bars and restaurants serve the watermelon and coconut concoction as the flavors has a wonderful taste when combined. Luckily, recreating this concoction can be done right in the comforts of your own kitchen.
1.4 kg watermelon (seeded and diced)
1 cup coconut water
Lime juice from 1 whole lime
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
Put the 1.4 kg of seeded and diced watermelon in the blender. Pour the coconut water and squeeze a lime. Add a teaspoon of salt, it helps to bring and balance the taste of the ingredients.