Summer is a time for fun in the sun, which means that staying hydrated at this time of year is especially important. With just 5–10 minutes and a few common ingredients, you can quench your thirst with this nutritious, delicious drink!
- 1/4 large honeydew melon, rind removed and cubed
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (juice of 2 limes)
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1/2 cups club soda, chilled
- 4 lime wedges
- 4 mint sprigs
Combine melon, mint leaves, lime juice, and sugar in blender; blend until smooth. (Mixture may be blended in advance and chilled for several hours.)
Pour into 4-cup measuring cup and stir in enough club soda to measure 4 cups.
Pour into four glasses. Garnish with lime wedges and mint sprigs. Serve immediately.
Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 93 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 51 mg, Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 Fruit.
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