Refreshing Summer Aqua Fresca

Refreshing Summer Aqua Fresca

The Agua Fresca combines multiple ingredients that not only a drink you will want to keep in rotation all summer long, but one that does a body good. Watermelon contains some of the same healthy red pigments found in red wine, gingerol which is a natural compound that gives ginger its zing as well as anti-inflammatory properties, and finally lemon juice boosts the uptake of these healthy compounds in the stomach, improving their distribution throughout the body. Enjoy!

Serves: 4

Serving Size: 4 cups

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

4 large slices of watermelon (remove seeds, rind and chop)

8 oz Pomegranate juice

1 tsp cracked black pepper

1 tbs chopped fresh ginger

1/2 tbs chopped fresh rosemary

Preparation Steps:

1.) In a food processor or blender add all ingredients and blend until smooth, for about 15 seconds

2.) Let chill and set in refrigerator for two hours

3.) Strain and serves as a refreshing beverage.

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