Watermelon soda

Try this refreshing recipe for a perfect summer evening.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups diced watermelon
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • ½ orange, sliced thin
  • 4 to 5 large strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • Crushed ice

Makes 6 servings.

Directions

  • Puree the watermelon in a blender.
  • Pour the puree into a pitcher and mix in the sparklingwater.
  • Add the orange and strawberries and let sit until ready toserve.
  • Add ice just before serving.

Nutrition facts

36 calories, 0 fat, 0cholesterol, 0 sodium, 10 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 1 gram protein.

Excerpted from 101 Optimal Life Foods by David Grotto, RD, LDNCopyright © 2009 by David Grotto. Excerpted by permission of Bantam, a division of Random House Inc. All rights reserved.

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