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Healthy Summer Beverages from Weight Watchers

Updated: 07/11/2014 12:37 PM
Created: 07/11/2014 8:55 AM WNYT.com

Agua de Melon

Ingredients:  

2 cup(s) (diced) cantaloupe, diced     

1/2 tsp coriander seed(s), whole     

1/4 cup(s) mint leaves, fresh (about 20 leaves)     

4 cup(s) water, still-mineral     

Instructions:

In a food processor, puree the cantaloupe, coriander and mint until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour the mixture into a fine sieve. 

With a ladle, kitchen spoon, or rubber spatula, press as much of the liquid as possible through the sieve and into a large pitcher. 

Add the water, stir and serve over ice. Yields about 1 cup per serving. 

Raspberry Ice Tea Slushy  

Ingredients:

1 cup(s) sweetened frozen red raspberries     

1 1/2 cup(s) ice cube(s)     

1 cup(s) unsweetened iced tea     

Instructions:

Place all ingredients into blender in order listed. Whir until well-blended and slushy, about 1 1/2 minutes. Pour into 4 cups and serve with a straw. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Blackberry-Peach Smoothie

Ingredients:

3/4 cup(s) ice cube(s)     

2 medium peach(es), peeled, pitted and quartered     

1/4 cup(s) fresh blackberries     

1/2 cup(s) fat free skim milk     

Instructions:

Place ice in a blender container; add peaches, blackberries and milk.

Blend on high until smooth and ice is completely crushed, about 3 to 4 minutes. Yields 1 serving.

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