This gorgeous smoothie tastes just like a Slurpee and is incredibly hydrating and soothing which makes it an excellent choice post-workout or on a hot summer’s day. Watermelon is high in potassium, which helps balance re-balance your electrolytes, and high in vitamin C, which helps boosts the immune system, which gets depressed after a tough workout. Watermelon is also known as a throat soother in traditional Chinese medicine and the basil has strong anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, making this smoothie a great choice for those sick kiddos in your house.
Watermelon Recovery SmoothiePrint This
- 2 c chilled/frozen watermelon
- 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 Tbsp raw honey
- 2 basil leaves
- 4-6 ice cubes
- Add all ingredients to a blender in the order listed and blend until smooth.
- Serve immediately.