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Lunchtime Hospitality: Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

As soon as spring comes, I am constantly looking for refreshing and tasty beverages to drink during the day.  This slushie is not only thirst-quenching but it contains wonderful mixture of fruit, vegetable, and herb.  Highly satisfying!

This recipe is a non-alcoholic drink but could easily be made into a tasty cocktail by adding vodka –or up the lime quotient and add tequila to make a fun margarita!

Watermelon Cucumber Slushiefrom Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice

  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeds removed and cut into chunks
  • 5-6 cups seedless watermelon cubes
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 3 – 4 cups ice

Combine first 6 ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.  (This can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two days until ready to use).

Add ice (and alcohol if desired) and blend until smooth and slushie.  Serve immediately in fun glassware!

17 comments on “Lunchtime Hospitality: Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

  1. mmmarzipan
    April 25, 2013

    My kind of drink! Love this!!!!

  2. One of my co workers just received some terrible news…I sure could use of these about right now. Great job on the photography.

    • Green Door Hospitality
      April 29, 2013

      So sorry about the bad news, Laurie. Thanks for the compliment on the photography!

  3. apuginthekitchen
    April 25, 2013

    I can’t wait until it’s warm enough outside to enjoy one of this, sounds so good!!

  4. tableofcolors
    April 25, 2013

    That sounds so refreshing! Yumm!

  5. Home Seasons
    April 25, 2013

    The comment above ours took the words right out of our mouths! Can’t wait to try this on a breezy spring day 🙂

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  7. now at home mom
    April 27, 2013

    oh! watermelon: a favourite of mine! 🙂 this looks refreshing!

  8. thethinkingcloset
    April 30, 2013

    Holy yum-face, Batman! You hit the ball out of the park with this one, Kenley. Such a refreshing looking beverage.

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