Watermelon Spritzer

Watermelon is a very nutritious and low calorie fruit.Watermelon contains numerous nutrients that promote great health. Among them is lycopene, which is a nutrient thought to help cardiovascular health, and possibly protect against cancer.

Watermelon is mostly water, which makes it a lower calorie food; only 40 calories per cup.

Hibiscus tea also helps cardiovascular health. It helps to shed water weight, like hydroxicut does, but without the chemicals.

Agave is a natural sweetener alternative to regular sugar.

This watermelon spritzer recipe combines all three to help you lose weight, and satisfy your sweet tooth all in one!

Ingredients:

1/2 small seedless watermelon

6oz Bottled Black cherry seltzer water

2 tbs agave nectar

optional: add 1/4 c. hibiscus tea for extra water weight shedding

Directions:

  1. Take out all the pink watermelon flesh and put into bowl
  2. Mash the watermelon with a potato masher.IMG_20160725_173144559
  3. Drain juice over small metal sifter, pressing watermelon gently to release more juices.IMG_20160725_173411195.jpg
  4. Take bowl of juice and drain through sifter into another bowl to get rid of any remaining bits.IMG_20160725_173353819
  5. Place into tall glass.
  6. Add in agave, seltzer, and hibiscus tea. Mix all ingredients well.IMG_20160725_175722987.jpg
  7. Drink immediately or add ice.
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