Refreshing Watermelon Mint Shaved Ice
Last updated: July 2023
Ice, ice, baby! This refreshing treat brings nostalgic summer vibes of snow cones with a modernized yet healthy twist. Rather than using sugar-loaded and artificially colored ingredients, this recipe uses just a few all-natural ingredients. So, it's a more diabetes-friendly dessert option.
This refreshing heart-healthy watermelon ice can easily be made with other fruits depending on your preference. Not only can this tasty frosty treat be a simple way to increase your fruit intake, it's also hydrating. Instead of a cocktail, you can enjoy this as a mocktail!
Makes 1 serving
Serving Size: 1 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Ingredients for refreshing heart-healthy watermelon ice
- 1 cup fresh watermelon
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 6 fresh mint leaves
- 1 cup ice
Directions for refreshing heart-healthy watermelon ice
- In a blender or food processor, blend ice until reaches a shaved consistency. Remove and set aside in a medium bowl.
- Add watermelon, lemon juice, and mint to the blender. Mix until liquid.
- Pour watermelon juice over the shaved ice.
- Serve and enjoy immediately!
Scroll down to see the nutrition facts for this recipe!
- calories: 50
- carbohydrate: 13g
- fat: 0g
- fiber: 1g
- potassium: 190mg
- protein: 1g
- sodium: 2g
- sugar: 10g
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