Fruit Bomb: Watermelon Splash Smoothie

As we get into these summer months, you’ve got to prepare yourself to beat the heat!  And sometimes, all you need to combat that summer weather is a little dose of watermelon! Watermelon is a summertime staple and it is packed with so many health benefits that there is no reason why you shouldn’t indulge.

Read: 5 Things You Didn’t know About Watermelon

You know I love my smoothies so, I’ve prepared a fruity smoothie recipe that is sure to help cool you off! Enjoy!

Image Oscar Lozada

Image Oscar Lozada

Watermelon Splash Smoothie

What you need:

9-10 cups of cut up watermelon (seedless)

⅓ cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice

¼ cup of fresh squeezed lime juice

About 2 cups of strawberries (frozen, add more to create  a thicker smoothie)

Optional: A pinch of mint or ½ cup of frozen mango,handful of spinach to make it a”greenie” or splash of vodka.

If this doesn’t make you feel like you are drinking an entire glass of summer then I don’t know what will. While this drink is perfect for patio weather, don’t forget: moderation is key.

What are some of your favorite “summertime” smoothie recipes? Drop the links!