- 1 cup of watermelondiced and de-seeded
- 1 cup of milk kefirfollowing the recipe above
- 3 1/2 Tablespoons of orange juice
Watermelon is a great snack during the hot summer months or the perfect way to end a summertime outdoor picnic. Watermelon is a delicious fruit that can be added to a variety of dishes, desserts, and even drinks for a mouth watering lightly Flavored fruit. You can also find the taste of watermelon in candies and sweetened juice drinks. Unfortunately, these drinks are filled with white refined sugar that is harmful to the body when consumed in large amounts.
Watermelon can be known to aid in the health of your heart. Due to the high levels of lycopene, this can protect the cells from damage and can decrease the risk of heart disease. Watermelon also has anti-inflammatory properties and can aid in hydration, the juice is filled with the good electrolytes which the body needs daily. The digestion can also run more smoothly due to the fiber found in this delicious fruit. The skin and hair can also benefit from the consumption of watermelon because it is high in vitamin A and vitamin C. If you have muscle soreness the next day after a good workout, watermelon may be able to help with that. After a workout, consume some watermelon and test this out. Cancer prevention can also be found in the list of benefits of consuming watermelon, due to watermelons antioxidant properties. According to www.livescience.com/46019-watermelon-nutrition.html, consuming a large amount of watermelon may cause nausea, diarrhea, indigestion, as well as bloating. This is caused by the increased levels of Lycopene or potassium.
If you make milk kefir, you can add this delicious fruit to your kefir drink to enjoy the great watermelon taste that can provide so many benefits. Adding watermelon to your milk kefir is easy to do. Here’s how:
First make a glass of milk kefir. You can find the recipe here . You will need to prepare the milk kefir by purchasing milk kefir grains and adding one teaspoon to one cup of milk. Cover and allow it to set for twenty-four hours. The result will be a thicker texture and a sweet taste resembling yogurt once it’s done.
Prepare the watermelon
Process in Blender
Add Orange Juice
Add milk kefir
Pour the flavored milk kefir into your favorite glass and enjoy the delicious creation. If you are not going to drink it immediately, refrigerate it instead until you are ready to enjoy it.