TWO MELON SHAKE

This Two Melon shake takes advantage of watermelon’s hydrating qualities and its abundant levels of vitamin C and the amino acid citrulline, which helps relax blood vessels and promotes heart health. To ease the liver, boost immunity and aid in digestion, bitter melons are also added along with coconut milk which is known for its ability to absorb any toxins in the body. This shake is as effective as it is delicious.

Ingredients

3 cups roughly chopped seedless Watermelon 750 mL
1/2 cup cubed raw bitter melon (seeds and fibrous core removed) 125 mL
1/2 cup coconut milk 125 mL
4 ice cubes 4
pinch salt pinch

Directions

In a blender, on high speed, puree watermelon, bitter melon, coconut milk, ice cubes and salt until smooth.

Pour into two glasses and serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

Tip: If you can’t find bitter melon, substitute it with an equal amount of chopped cucumber.

To sweeten, add a drizzle of honey.

Per serving: about 120 cal, 2 g pro, 6 g total fat (5 g sat fat), 22 g carb, 2 g fiber, 0 mg chol, 15 mg sodium. %RDI: iron 8%, calcium 2%, vit A 15%, vit C 50%

Source: www.watermelon.org

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