Refreshing Heart Healthy Watermelon Ice

Refreshing Watermelon Mint Shaved Ice

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

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend ice until reaches a shaved consistency. Remove and set aside in a medium bowl.
  2. Add watermelon, lemon juice, and mint to the blender. Mix until liquid.
  3. Pour watermelon juice over the shaved ice.
  4. Serve and enjoy immediately!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 50
  • carbohydrate: 13g
  • fat: 0g
  • fiber: 1g
  • potassium: 190mg
  • protein: 1g
  • sodium: 2g
  • sugar: 10g
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