Watermelon, Strawberry & Ginger Lemonade

I love watermelon in the summertime, so when I find a new recipe that includes this juicy fruit and it is incredibly healthy, I try it. This unique spin on lemonade also includes strawberries and ginger. I made the frosty drink this evening, to accompany dinner.

Watermelon Strawberry and Ginger Lemonade

Watermelon Strawberry & Ginger Lemonade by Anthony William.

8 cups of watermelon, cut into chunks

1 cup of strawberries, hulled and halved

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger

1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 – 2 tablespoons raw organic honey (optional)

Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour over ice in glasses. Garnish with lemon slices. Makes 4 servings.

Watermelon Strawberry and Ginger Lemonade

These are ingredients that I always have on hand, this time of year. Frozen strawberries could be substituted for fresh. And I did not add the honey. I don’t like my drinks to be very sweet, and for me the strawberries and watermelon provided the right level of sweetness.

I keep a big bowl of watermelon chunks chilling in the refrigerator, which allowed me to create this easy drink in minutes. I cut the recipe in half, making two servings, and offered Greg a glass. He is not a fan of watermelon…however he liked the drink and finished off his glass.

I loved it! The blend of watermelon, strawberries, lemon juice and ginger was perfectly balanced…sweet and tangy with a kick of ginger. I’ll be enjoying this lemonade often.

Watermelon Strawberry and Ginger Lemonade

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