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Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

Cool down this summer with a refreshing watermelon cucumber slushie. This healthy summer drink recipe is simple and kid-friendly! With 3 wholesome, fresh ingredients and a blender, you can easily make this at home for yourself or for your kiddos. Add a shot or two to make this fun for the adults!

Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

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Oh, summer. How I love you.

Except when you’re so hot and humid I break out in an insta-sweat as soon as I step outside. Southern living!

But it’s kind of unavoidable when you have a child who LOVES being outside. I’ve been making iced coffee for myself, but of course, my little one needs a special drink for himself.

Watermelon Cucumber Slushie - refreshing summer drink

Watermelon Cucumber Slushie Recipe

Cue the 3-ingredient Watermelon Cucumber Slushie!

I quite enjoy this summer slushie, too. It’s naturally sweet, refreshing, cold, and yum.

Cut up and freeze a bunch of watermelon cubes in advance, and you can make this slushie super fast on the fly. (If you’re like me, I only cut up a half of a watermelon at a time, and freezing the other half is a great way to preserve that sweet treat and transform it into something delicious.)

In a world of convenience, it can be tough to eat healthy – but simple recipes like this make it almost effortless.

Watermelon Cucumber Slushie - refreshing summer drink

Pssst – did you notice those awesome glass straws?! They’re a great alternative to plastic straws, saving you money in the long run, and saving the earth and our ocean life from plastic waste. I found them on Amazon – and they even come with a special cleaning brush! LOVE. Even my toddler uses them (and hasn’t broken them! Score.)

Two glasses of watermelon lime slushies surrounded by watermelon slices. Perfect 4th of July drink.

Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

Karissa Besaw
Cool down this summer with a refreshing watermelon cucumber slushie. This healthy summer drink recipe is simple and kid-friendly!
4.41 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drink
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cups frozen watermelon cubes
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cucumber
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup cold water

Instructions
 

  • Blend together all ingredients until smooth. If the mixture isn’t coming together, add a little extra water.
  • Enjoy your watermelon cucumber slushie!

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Notes

ADULT Slushie version: Add a couple shots of vodka to make this a fun, adult drink!
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6 Comments

  1. I have made something similar with coconut water, but it didn’t have cucumbers in in like your recipe does – which I LOVE! I wonder if I could premake and refrigerate this for my girls’ birthday parties. I think it would work… Thanks for sharing on Simply Natural Saturdays!

  2. Hi Karissa,
    Wow this sounds so refreshing and healthy. This has to be so cooling on a hot summer day and I love watermelon. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & tweeted!

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