Summertime Watermelon Refresher

July 9, 2014

Did you know that watermelon is known to relax you to sleep? This fruit is packed with lypocene, which relaxes muscles and soothes your central nervous system, according to a study at the University of Pennsylvania. ( Women’s World, July 14, 2015).

 

Watermelon Refresher

 

Ingredients

1 cup watermelon, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 peeled and sliced cucumber

5 mint leaves

½ cup ice

 

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a high-powered blender (such as a Vitamix or Nutribullet). Blend on low 30 seconds, then on high until smooth, about 30 seconds more. Pour into individual glasses and garnish each glass with a mint leaf. Serve cold.

 

Remember, food determines how we feel and heal!

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