Beverages: Non Dairy-Based Drinks: Blueberry Watermelon Freeze

Inspired by Italian ices, this slushy, retro creation is so thick you can eat it from a spoon or sip it from a tall, frosty glass.

Author: American Institute for Cancer Research - www.aicr.org
Date: May 23, 2013

Suggestions: * Can pre-freeze peeled, cut-up watermelon in a resealable plastic bag.

Serves: 2 person(s)
Yield: 2 x 1-cup servings

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 45 mins (for pre-freezing watermelon)

Ingredients:

    1 cup peeled and seedless red watermelon, cut into 3/4-inch cubes, frozen *
    3/4 cup frozen blueberries
    2 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
    1/4 cup apple juice concentrate
    1 Tbsp lime juice
    2 sprig fresh mint, for garnish (optional)

Directions:

    In a blender, combine the frozen melon, berries, ginger, juice concentrate, and lime juice. Add 1/4 cup water. Blend until it is icy and fine-textured, stopping to scrape down the sides of the blender two to three times.

    Pour it into 2 wide glasses, garnish with mint and serve, accompanied by spoons.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:106 cals
Kilojoules:444 kJ
Fat:0.3 g
Carbohydrates:26.5 g
Protein:1.5 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:10 mg
Saturated Fat:0.0 g
Fiber:2.0 g
Calcium:9.0 mg
Total Sugars:23.3 g

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