Arike’s Refreshing Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

During the hot summer months, it’s very easy to lose fluids and dehydrate.

I quite enjoy keeping refreshed by drinking smoothies especially on days when I need something more relaxing and cooling

One of the fruits that I find keeps me easily and consistently hydrated is watermelon. It’s sweet and delicious and makes it all the more exciting to turn it into a smoothie.

Here are the benefits of watermelon:

Refreshing Watermelon (Quadruple) Smoothie Recipe
  • Low in calories
  • Contains vitamins A and C
  • Contains compounds that may help prevent cancer
  • Lowers inflammation
  • Helps you hydrate
  • Can improve digestion

Now with these benefits just imagine the multiple advantages you’ll enrich your body with when a delicious watermelon is made into a smoothie containing the following ingredients:

  1. Banana – contains powerful antioxidants and can protect heart health.
  2. Pineapple – boost immunity and may help reduce the risk of cancer.
  3. Strawberries – rich in antioxidants and can help with blood sugar control.
  4. Soyamilk – contains vitamins A and B and has as much proteins as cow’s milk.
  5. Elderflower (cordial) – alleviates allergies by boosting the immune system.

Now, let’s dive right in.

Preparation for 750mls smoothie:

  • Add 1 handful of strawberries into the blender.
  • Add 1/2 a bowl of pineapple chunks.
  • Add 1 over ripe banana.
  • 400mls of ice cold water with 15mls of elderflower cordial.
  • 250mls of Soya milk.
  • Then blitz until smooth.

Serve with ice in your favourite favourite Kilner handled Jar and Enjoy the summer.

Till next time,
Arike.x

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