Sugar-Free Watermelon Strawberry Agua Fresca | Recipe

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Naturally sweetened, this refreshing drink by Healthy Nibbles & Bits makes for a hydrating tonic on a hot summer day. The antioxidants are also great for your hair and skin. Simply infuse water with watermelon and strawberries, add herbs of your choice, and let sit.

Ingredients

5 cups (500g) cubed watermelon
1 cup chopped strawberries
1 tablespoon lime juice
3/4 (180ml) cup unsweetened apple cider
2 cups (480ml) water
ice cubes
Optional garnishes
lime slices
cucumber slices
mint leaves
Directions

Blend watermelon, strawberries, lime juice, apple cider and water until smooth. Taste for sweetness. Add more watermelon or apple cider if you want a sweeter beverage.

Serve the drink immediately or refrigerate it for an hour to let the flavors set. If you are refrigerating it, consider adding cucumber slices and a few sprigs of mint to up the flavor.

Serve agua frescas with ice and garnish with lime and cucumber slices or mint leaves. Refrigerate leftovers for up to three days.

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Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups

Per serving: Calories: 100; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 9mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 19g; Protein: 1g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 281mg; Iron: 3%; Vitamin A: 22%; Vitamin C: 68%; Calcium: 2%

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