WATERMELON SLUSH /WATERMELON SORBET

Watermelon slush or a homemade melon sorbet is an iced drink (slush)is extremely easy to prepare. It is brilliant for summers and can be made with a variety of fruit juices.

An insanely delicious recipe for a homemade healthy Watermelon Slush that surpasses all kids requirements: sweet, colourful, refreshing and fun!

When I get bored with eating simple watermelon I decided to experiment and use it for a watermelon mojito and a watermelon salad.

Today, I am sharing with you yet another watermelon recipe: Watermelon Slush: a treat for gola lovers and watermelon junkies!

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INGREDIENTS:

Watermelon (roughly chopped) – 500gms
Mint leaves – a handful
Sugar(optional) – 2 tbsp
Lemon juice – 4 tbsp
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Grind together watermelon, mint and sugar. Do not worry to remove the seeds at this stage.
  2. Remove and strain the watermelon juice into a tray. Using a spoon press against the sieve to squeeze out all the pulp.wp-15907733820973989704575005800405.jpg
  3. Add lemon juice to this, stir and deep freeze it till completely frozen.
  4. Take it out and using a fork start scrapping the iced watermelon juice.
    Collect the ice shavings in an ice cream cup and serve as a sorbet or an iced dessert.wp-15907733823118485414217062453802.jpg
  5. You can also break the iced melon into pieces and put it in a mixer grinder and grind it to a smooth slush. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
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BLUEBERRY BASIL LEMONADE

Warm summer days mean that lemonades are the perfect refreshment for keeping cool. This blueberry lemonade is simple to make and takes the classic lemonade to the next level.
I love homemade lemonades. So refreshing in the summer and a great mocktail  So everyone from kids to adults can enjoy!! That is why I have this wonderful Blueberry Basil Lemonade for you today.
Blueberries are one of my all-time favourite fruits and they pair so lovely with basil and lemon making this Mocktail not only unique but delicious!

Made with an easy soaked dried blueberry, this lemonade is so refreshing, sweet and tangy. It’s the perfect way to cool down on a hot day!
So when life gives you blueberries, well, you make blueberry lemonade.
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INGREDIENTS :
1 cup dried blueberries(I used true elements dried blueberries here)
2-3 lemon slice
Ice
2tbsp honey
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup water/soda
some basil leaves

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INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Soak the dried blueberries in some water and lemon slice with 20-30 minutes.
  2. Drain the blueberries, blend it with honey and lemon juice.
  3. Add water and blend again.
  4. Pour it over 2 glasses of ice and garnish with some berries and basil leaves.
  5. Add fresh basil leaves to each glass for extra flavour.
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    NOTES:
    YOU may use frozen blueberries or fresh blueberries instead of dried once.
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DALGONA COFFEE

While the presentation of coffee itself makes you crave for it, but it tastes delicious too and gives a tough competition to all the fancy coffees out there. Presenting before you: DALGONA COFFEE.

Dalgona Coffee or Whipped Coffee is a frothy three-ingredient, 5-minute coffee made using instant coffee powder. The coffee is whipped along with sugar and water until is light and frothy and then mixed with chilled milk.

You might hear or seen about this coffee on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and other social media platforms, as many people are following this trend and enjoying sipping this coffee at home. So ho try it out yourself. Here goes the recipe:
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INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp Instant Coffee Powder
1 tbsp Sugar
1tbsp hot Water
4 cups Milk Chilled
Ice Cubes

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Add instant coffee powder and sugar in a cup.
  2. Add 2 tbsp water and beat the coffee and sugar vigorously until it is light and fluffy.
  3. Add a few more drops of water required while beating the coffee.
  4. Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  5. Pour milk on top.
  6. Top the glass with whipped coffee.
  7. Mix well and serve chilled.

NOTES:

  • Use only Instant Coffee Powder to make beaten coffee.
  • If making small amount, you can use a milk frother to beat the coffee.
  • You can store the beaten coffee in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. But do not freeze.
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BEET LEMONADE

Learn to make Beet Lemonade Recipe — Beets + Lemons + Sugar = Beet Lemonade

Say yes to this refreshingly tangy, lemony, beety and sweet drink. Say yes to this delicious blend of nutrients and taste. It is a gift for your taste buds which is quite refreshing and BEETLICIOUS.

We all know the health benefits of beetroots. They are full of antioxidants. They help in regulating the blood pressure and are also a good source of energy for your body.

So YAY for this guilt-free, refreshing and citrusy drink! A happy Beet is key for your healthy heartbeat!
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INGREDIENTS:
Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice – 1/2 Cup (Approximately 3 Lemons)
Freshly Squeezed Beet Juice – 1/4 Cup Or Beets, Peeled And Cut Into Chunks – 1
Honey Or Sugar Syrup Or Granulated Sugar – 1/4 Cup
Water, Divided – 3Cups
Ice, For Serving

INSTRUCTIONS:

Beet Juice:
To make the beet juice, wash your beet and chop it into chunks, put the chunks in a food processor and grind them up into a pulp.

For 1/4 cup beet pulp, add 1 cup water to the food processor. Blend the water and beet pulp together for a few minutes. Strain the beet juice through cheesecloth to remove the pulp. The juice is ready.

For Lemonade:
1. Add beet juice, lemon juice, sugar syrup and 2 cups of water into the pitcher. Stir well and then taste.
2. Adjust the sweetness, tartness, or water levels to taste. Place in the fridge until well chilled.
3. To serve, pour the lemonade over a glass of ice cubes. Enjoy!
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NOTES:

  • This recipe makes a dark Magenta drink. I just love the distinct taste of this root vegetable, so I added some extra beet juice to it. But you can simply adjust the amount of beet juice according to your taste. And you will get a sweet magenta drink, which will be dark or light depending upon the amount of added Beet juice.
  • You can also make it a bit sparkly by adding some soda water to it. And your alluring and sparkly pretty drink is ready.
  • you can also use honey instead of sugar syrup
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ORANGE AND STRAWBERRY PUNCH

Fresh Strawberries are now almost gone from the market before they are gone Try this refreshing and healthy fruit punch which is as tasty as beautiful.
I am a big juice lover. I try new combinations in my juices every single time. This time its  2  of my favourites,  orange & strawberry. It really tastes awesome you will surely love it.
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INGREDIENTS:
5-6 strawberries chopped
8-10 mint leaves
1 tsp sugar (optional)
A small piece of ginger
1 cup fresh orange juice
3-4 ice cubes ( optional)
black salt a pinch
1tsp chia seeds.

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Take bender. Add strawberries, oranges juice, ginger black salt and blend till everything mixes thoroughly.picsart_03-08-023224537831751090913.jpg
  2.  Strain (if needed) crushed ice cubes. Blend for few more minutes
    Serve into a decorated glass with mint leaves & chia seeds  & enjoy the chilled & refreshing drink!

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CARROTT AMLA POMOGRANATE JUICE

I love juices and keep trying them with different ingredients every time.
In my city Indore, there are many juice shops with a variety of healthy yet attractive juices like apple beetroot juice and spinach juice. Seeing these I decided to try them at home. The hero of the drink is amla with a blend of other veggies like a carrot.
The wonderful blend of carrots, amla and pomegranate with a slight hint of sweetness from honey gives a thick texture and a lot of fibre content. You can have this healthy beverage after your workout sessions or breakfast or as a snack at any time of the day.
All the three ingredients used are packed with nutrition and this juice is simply blended to give a thick juice full of texture from the fibre.
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 Try this easy juice recipe at home and keep yourself energized throughout the day! My family simply loved it. Try it and tell me about yours.
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Preparation Time: 10 M
Cooking Time: 10M
INGREDIENTS :
2 Carrots (Gajjar)diced
2 Amla (Nellikai/ Gooseberry) deseeded and chopped
1/2 cup Pomegranate Kernels
1 inch Ginger
1 tablespoon Honey
1/2 tsp black salt
1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder
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INSTRUCTIONS :
  1. For making the juice, simply blend all the ingredients- carrots, amla, pomegranate, salt, honey, Ginger, cumin powder into a blender until you get a smooth mixture of the juice.PicsArt_11-23-10.01.32.jpg
  2. Sieve it if you want.PicsArt_11-23-10.03.33.jpg
  3. (*You will find the juice has a lot of texture from the pomegranates and the fibre from the carrots.)
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NOTES:
  • You may use sugar instead of honey.

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