HEALTHY SUMMER SLUSHIES THIRST QUENCHERS

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Quench your thirst this month by trying out these delicious and amazing slushies any day of the week. Summer is that time of the year when chilled beverages are probably most appealing to us.  All that you need to make a nutritious and refreshing slushies at home, is filtered water, ice cubes, fruits and a blender.

Highlights

✔️ This summer ditch the sodas and try home-made slushie fruity drinks.

✔️ Use seasonal produce and conjure up some refreshing coolers.

✔️ Filtered water makes slushies taste better.

✔️ It’s time to cool down with home-made slushies and save money.

✔️ Need a good blender to make slushies.

Tip

Make sure to add the filtered water first to the blender to help integrate the ingredients thoroughly.  

You can add more water if you want your slushy thinner and add more ice if you would like your slushy thicker. 

 

 

Watermelon Slushies

This is a great way to use up the watermelon in your ‘fridge that’s become a little mushier than ideal. If grown-ups are involved, add a vodka or gin to the adults’ pitcher. Delicious.

3 cups watermelon chunks

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 tablespoon sugar (optional)

1 cup of ice

1/2 cup filtered water

Place all ingredients into the blender and blend until slushy.  If ice is in big chunks, add that to blender first to chop it up a bit.  Blend until smooth and all ingredients are thoroughly combined, but not too frothy. Serve immediately; give a quick stir if watermelon pulp floats to top.

Makes 4 cups

 

 

Pineapple Lemonade Slushies

4 cups of ice

4 cups frozen or fresh pineapple chunks

3 fresh lemons squeeze and juiced

1 cup filtered water or sparkling soda water

Place all ingredients into the blender and blend until slushy.  Blend until smooth and all ingredients are thoroughly combined.  Add more of filtered water if too thick.  Serve and garnish with fresh pineapple and lemon.

Makes 4 cups.

 

 

Strawberry Slushies

4 cups of ice

4 cups strawberries sliced

1 fresh lemon squeeze and juiced

1 cup filtered water

Place all ingredients into the blender and blend until slushy.  Blend until smooth and all ingredients are thoroughly combined.  Add more of filtered water if too thick.  Serve and garnish with fresh strawberries.

Makes 4 cups

 


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