Strawberry Chia Watermelon Smoothie


Strawberry Chia Watermelon Smoothie


It starts with ripe watermelon and some frozen ripe strawberries for a tart-sweet twist.
Lime adds a tart kick that offsets the sweetness of the fruit.
Almond milk creates a creamy texture, while banana adds a bit more substance and natural sweetness.
And chia seeds not only add nutrition and texture, but also mock watermelon seeds for more visual appeal. Wowza, that’s one beautiful smoothie.

STRAWBERRY CHIA WATERMELON SMOOTHIE


It starts with ripe watermelon and some frozen ripe strawberries for a tart-sweet twist.

Lime adds a tart kick that offsets the sweetness of the fruit.

Almond milk creates a creamy texture, while banana adds a bit more substance and natural sweetness.

And chia seeds not only add nutrition and texture, but also mock watermelon seeds for more visual appeal. Wowza, that’s one beautiful smoothie.




STRAWBERRY CHIA WATERMELON SMOOTHIE

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Simple, 6-ingredient smoothie with fresh watermelon, frozen strawberries, lime, and chia seeds! Refreshing, hydrating, and the perfect summer breakfast or snack!
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Recipe type: Beverage, Smoothie
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free
Serves: 2
Ingredient
  • 1 1/2 cups (240 g) fresh watermelon, cubed (black seeds removed)
  • 1 cup (120 g) frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 ripe banana (50 g), previously peeled, chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup (120-180 ml) unsweetened plain almond milk (DIY recipe)
  • 1 lime, juiced (~30 ml)
  • 1 Tbsp chia or hemp seeds (optional)


Instruction
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy and smooth, adding more almond milk to thin, or more frozen strawberries or ice to thicken.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed, adding more lime for acidity, banana for sweetness, or watermelon for a more intense watermelon flavor.
  3. Serves 2 - top with additional chia seeds to mock watermelon seeds! Best when fresh, though leftovers keep covered in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.



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Original recipe from https://minimalistbaker.com



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