Good For You Watermelon Juice Recipe

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Watermelon Juice

In one of my previous issues of Fitness magazine, there was some really good information about watermelon juice. I guess before I read the article I never considered making a watermelon juice.  But then I started to think about how many times we have cut up a watermelon for an after dinner treat, and we would end up with so much left over. You can only stuff your belly full of so much watermelon before you start to feel really, really uncomfortable. 

A small study conducted by the Journal or Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that watermelon can help your body recover after a workout. It has a large amount of L-citrulline which is an amino acid that can improve oxygen delivery to your muscles. (Source: Leslie Bonci, R.D.. Director of sports nutrition at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.)

The next time you have leftover watermelon, freeze the chunks to make a good for you juice or smoothie. Add a couple more ingredients and you will have yourself a sweet drink that's good for you! 

Watermelon Juice Recipe

  • 1 cup frozen watermelon chunks
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

Just add all of the ingredients together in a blender and mix! Super easy and super delicious! 

 
1.0   Kaylin@EnticingHealthyEating
7/26/2014 8:59:59 PM
Hey there! Found you on the Saturday Night Fever Link-Up. This sounds super refreshing!
2.0   Kaylin@EnticingHealthyEating
7/26/2014 9:03:47 PM
Hey again! Now that I read a little bit more about you--I realized I met you at SoFabCon this past time! I was only there for the first day, but we sat together at the table to eat lunch on that first day! It was my first conference and I was with my friend, Ashley? Do you happen to remember that?...anyways, that is so cool that I randomly found you! Check out my blog, Enticing Healthy Eating sometime! I just started blogging this year and have a long way to go, but I'm really enjoying it so far. :)
  2.1   Rose
7/28/2014 4:04:00 PM
Hey Kaylin! Yes, I do remember you! I'm on my way over to check out your blog now!
3.0   Jodee Weiland
7/27/2014 12:53:27 AM
This looks so refreshing and delicious! I love ideas like this...thanks for sharing!
  3.1   Rose
7/28/2014 4:05:44 PM
Hi Jodee! Thanks for stopping by! Your Oven Baked Parmesan Chicken Breasts caught my eye and I'm going back to pin that recipe now!
4.0   Danielle Wagasky
7/28/2014 11:59:31 AM
This sounds so yummy! Perfect for summer! I would love to have you link it up to my Feature Friday Link Palooza! Danielle @ Blissful & Domestic http://www.blissfulanddomestic.com/search/label/Feature%20Friday%20Linky%20Party
  4.1   Rose
7/28/2014 4:07:03 PM
Thanks for stopping by Danielle! I just linked up! Love your site! I need to do a little exploring!
5.0   Jenny
7/28/2014 2:57:10 PM
Wow I never knew watermelons were that good for you. I would love for you to share your project on my Meet Up Monday Blog Party! http://jennymaire.blogspot.com/
  5.1   Rose
7/28/2014 4:23:26 PM
Thanks for stopping by Jenny! I linked up! I need to check out the rest of the posts too!
6.0   Cheryl
7/29/2014 7:27:20 AM
This looks nummy! I found this lovely recipe on the Share Your Stuff Tuesdays link party and thought I’d stop by. I am currently doing a call out for no-bake recipes (especially non-alcoholic drinks) on my recipe link party, The Yuck Stops Here and would love it if you would bring this recipe and any of your other no-bake favorites to the party! The party starts tonight (Tuesday) at 8pm ET and can be found on my blog, Hot Momma’s Kitchen Chaos. I hope to see you there! HUGS
  6.1   Rose
8/4/2014 8:40:16 PM
Thanks Cheryl! I missed last week's party but will try and get it up at this week's party! Thank you!
7.0   Jessica
7/31/2014 8:16:00 PM
Anything good for me deserves a click. I have been out of control lately! I would be honored if you would come share this awesome tip at Pin Your Friday Favorite! The party goes live tonight @ 10pm EST. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!
  7.1   Rose
8/4/2014 8:41:42 PM
Thanks Jessica! I missed last week but will try and get it up this week!
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