Fresh ginger or turmeric make this watermelon smoothie recipe a super trendy and ridiculously healthy drink! Nutritionally, this fresh drink provides 57% daily value vitamin C and 35% daily value vitamin A.
Look for fresh turmeric in natural food stores, near its similar-looking relative, fresh ginger. Remove the skin with a vegetable peeler. You can swap 1 Tbsp. finely grated fresh for 1 tsp. dried and vice versa.
4 cups watermelon chunks, seeded
½ cup water
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
3 Tablespoons coarsely chopped peeled fresh ginger
3 Tablespoons coarsely chopped peeled fresh turmeric or 1 teaspoon ground
4 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon extra-virgin coconut oil
Pinch of ground pepper
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Puree until smooth, about 1 minute.
Serves 2: about 1½ cups each
Talk about refreshing! Enjoy!
Cal 169 / Fat 3g (Sat 2g) / Carbs 38g / Total Sugars 31g (Added 12g) / Protein 2g / Fiber 2g / Sodium 7mg / Potassium 433mg
Recipe courtesy of Eating Well magazine.