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Warm temps mean extra hydration and, honestly, there’s not a more fun way to hydrate than with watermelon. Whether you crack one open and make a mess or find fun ways to use it like in our list below, we’re big fans of eating this vitamin-rich melon in all it’s forms.

Pressed Juicery’s Watermelon Mint is back for the summer, this time with a citrusy twist. In this sweltering heat (and strangely muggy weather – what’s up, L.A?), we can’t get enough of Watermelon Lemon Mint to help cool us down: the bright hint of lemon and refreshing mint kick is pure summer in a bottle. With watermelon being 92% water and packed with potassium and plenty of vitamins including Vitamin A, B6 and C, it is considered one of the top fruits to eat to get rehydrated. Here are five genius ideas for using watermelon juice all summer long…

The Cocktail

Spiked Watermelon Cocktail – Get fancy with all that watermelon. Mix up this light summer drink for your next girl’s night in. We loved sipping on this Spiked Mint Melon cocktail by the bartenders at The Little Door at our recent Chalkboard event.  

Try the Spiked Mint Melon cocktail!

The Elixir

The Watermelon Chia Elixir – Get your skin glowing from the inside out by adding watermelon to your edible beauty routine. Try making this nourishing watermelon chia elixir for an afternoon refreshment and feed that sunny complexion.  

Try the elixir here! 

The Smoothie

Melon Berry Slurpee – Cool down and refresh with a delicious watermelon smoothie – a hydration no-brainer. This berry-rich slurpee recipe will cool you off in no time – make pitchers of it for poolside guests.

Try the Melon Berry slurpee

The Popsicle

Watermelon Lemon Mint Pops – We’re obsessed with these watermelon mint popsicles! They’re gorgeous, easy to make and possibly the most fun way to hydrate ever. Grab a couple of mint bunches from the farmer’s market and you’re all set. 

Try our “recipe” below…


WATERMELON MINT POPS

INGREDIENTS

2 Pressed Juicery Watermelon Lemon Mint juices

1 bunch of fresh mint leaves

DIRECTIONS

Combine juice and mint leaves in a bowl.

Pour the juice and mint mixture into the popsicle molds. 

That’s it! Let freeze for 2 hours and enjoy them throughout a long, hot afternoon!

Want to really go for it? For all our popsicle recipes, click through here.


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