Watermelon Mint Ginger Agua Fresca

Watermelon Mint Ginger Agua Fresca

Our monthly beverage pairs perfectly with your mask and supports the month’s theme and intention of nourishing your body inside and out. 

 

Refresh from the inside out with this magically delicious agua fresca, made with real fruit, fresh herbs and citrus and nutrient-dense maple syrup to sweeten the deal. Cheers!  

Serves 4

Ingredients:

4 c. chopped watermelon

1 container of mint (5-6 springs of mint)

1 inch ginger root (peeled and cut into slices)

1 Tbsp maple syrup (depending on how sweet the watermelon is you might want more)

2 large limes juiced

3 c. water (sparkling)

 

Instructions

Throw all ingredients except the sparking water into the blender and blend till you have a smooth consistency. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh strainer (optional, but gives you a smoother consistency). Add sparkling water, check sweetness level and adjust if you'd like it a little sweeter by adding more maple syrup. Chill and serve over ice!

* Bonus idea for if you're feeling fancy: freeze some extra lime juice into ice cubes and pour fresca over for an extra refreshing splash!

Ingredient Highlights

Watermelon: A great source of vitamin C also containing potassium, copper, vitamin B5, and vitamin A (from beta carotene).

Maple syrup: Pure maple syrup is rich in calcium, magnesium, vitamins and minerals.

Ginger: In addition to aiding digestion, ginger has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and a long list of benefits and uses in traditional and alternative medicine.  Small berries with big benefits. Packed with vitamin C and K to support healthy skin, and rich in antioxidants that neutralize free radicals.

 

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