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Homemade Watermelon Lemonade (Easy and Refreshing)

Refreshing, immune-boosting, and easy-to-make watermelon lemonade is the best summer drink you need to confront this sweltering heat! With only 3-ingredients – watermelon, lemon, and honey, you are all set for a hydrating experience! Relatively, remember to chill in the fridge and serve with ice! I mean it when I say that this is the best summer drink ever! In other words, the best healthy summer cooling drink! #watermelondrink #lemonade #Summerdrink #watermelon #summertimedrink #healthydrink

Healthy Watermelon Lemonade.

Refreshing, immune-boosting, and easy-to-make watermelon lemonade is the best summer drink you need to confront this sweltering heat! With only 3-ingredients – watermelon, lemon, and honey, you are all set for a hydrating experience! Relatively, remember to chill in the fridge and serve with ice! I mean it when I say that this is the best summer drink ever! In other words, the best healthy summer cooling drink!
In addition, this refreshing and invigorating watermelon lemonade is kids-friendly, sugar-free, vegan, gluten-free, and low-calorie! It is probably the best non-alcoholic drink for the entire family for the hot season! It is the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

This refreshing and invigorating drink is kids-friendly, sugar-free, vegan, gluten-free, and low-calorie! It is probably the best non-alcoholic drink for the entire family for the hot season! It is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Click To Tweet

This immune-boosting and healthy watermelon lemonade is easy to make, and with only 3-ingredients – watermelon, lemon, and honey, you are all set! This is the best summer drink ever, very refreshing and invigorating; this easy and simple drink is kids-friendly, sugar-free, vegan, gluten-free, and low calorie! This is the best non-alcoholic drink for the entire family for the hot season and it is a crowd-pleaser. #watermelondrink #lemonade #Summerdrink #watermelon #summertimedrink #healthydrink

Why You will Love this Watermelon Lemonade!

Most of the time, we are quick to think that health-improving foods have to be expensive, but that’s not always the case. Watermelon is cheap and affordable; it is also nutritious and delicious! Without further ado, let’s check out some of the benefits of watermelon.

  1. Ultimate hydration.
  2. One of the best immune-boosters
  3. It can improve heart health.
  4. May help prevent certain cancers.
  5. Reduces inflammation.
  6. Great for joint and muscle and can reduce soreness.
  7. Excellent for eye health, and many other things.

Lemons on the other hand, have several benefits. Some of which are:

  • Improves hydration.
  • Incredible source of vitamin C.
  • Helps the body to fight off infections and re-infections
  • Great for preventing kidney stones.
  • Equips your body’s immune system,
  • Superb for digestive health and the skin, among other things!
Fresh juicy watermelon
I always feel so excited slicing into a fresh and juicy watermelon like one! 🍉🤗

How to Make watermelon lemonade.

Here’s the deal: we cannot ask for any better drink at this time of the pandemic than this one! This immune-boosting healthy watermelon lemonade is super-duper easy to make, and with only 3 ingredients, meaning, you can make them with your eyes closed.

  • Peel the lemon and remove some of the visible seeds. Then add the lemon to the blender blend with 1 cup of water until smooth. Sieve with a sieve.
  • Add the cut watermelon, add to the blender, and add a cup of water, blend, and sieve, just as you did with the lemon.
  • Add 2 cups of watermelon juice into a big jar (or bowl), plus ½ cup of the lemon juice water alongside one tablespoon of honey, stir well to combine.
  • This recipe makes about 3 cups or 2 (12 oz) jars; serves three people (one person to a cup of drink). An adult can drink a 12 oz jar; that’s a cup and a half!). Chill and enjoy. Best served with ice.

All ingredients are prepped

Tools for Making Watermelon Lemonade.

Similarly, you will require a blender, a sieve, colander (strainer), plus 10 minutes! Nothing more; nothing less.

A sieve and blender
The only tools you need!

Nigeria is Hot; Watermelon is a Hit!

I grew up in Nigeria, and it is scorching hot; one of the things that save the day is fresh, delicious watermelon. A slice goes a long way! I may be wrong, but I do think we get watermelon all year round in Nigeria! We ate them a lot, too, though I never made them into lemonades. Fortunately, this easy watermelon lemonade is another way to enjoy my favorite fruit!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

  • Do you need sugar to make this watermelon lemonade?

Fortunately, with this recipe, we can loudly and proudly say, FORGET SUGAR – yeah, fo*k refined sugar or sugar syrup, because we do not need it!

  • Can I make this watermelon lemonade ahead?

Oh, yes! You can absolutely make this healthy watermelon lemonade ahead. The best tip would be to keep the watermelon juice and lemon juice separate. Then, mix them whenever you wish to serve. I wouldn’t keep these for more than 4 days, though!

  • How do you make watermelon taste good

I think we all can agree that watermelon already tastes great. However, a little lemon or ginger can give it an excellent flavor! Mint or basil are some herbs that equally go well with watermelon.

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Refreshing, immune-boosting, and easy-to-make watermelon lemonade is the best summer drink you need to confront this sweltering heat! With only 3-ingredients – watermelon, lemon, and honey, you are all set for a hydrating experience! Relatively, remember to chill in the fridge and serve with ice! I mean it when I say that this is the best summer drink ever! In other words, the best healthy summer cooling drink!

Perfect for Picnics, Potlucks and BBQs.

When life gives you watermelon on one hand and lemon, on the other hand, you make watermelon lemonade. Watermelon drinks are typically the drink choice during Memorial Day or Fourth of July. I love making this drink during July 4th, as well as my watermelon appetizer bites, blueberry watermelon salad, and watermelon iced tea!

Whatever celebration that you deem necessary during the summer months. This drink is a must! Hands down the best summer drink you need! And then enjoy it with others at family dinners, picnics, potlucks, or BBQs.

Fill up this drink into jars, chill and carry in basket like when going for a picnic!

Healthy Watermelon Lemonade Variations: 

You will need this healthy watermelon lemonade recipe; I am dead serious. Fortunately, it is easy-peasy to make, and it requires the least amount of ingredients! 

  • Add ginger to this watermelon lemon drink (aka watermelon lemonade)
  • You can swap lemon with lime if that’s what you have.
  • If you are vegan or don’t use honey due to blood sugar spikes, use monk fruit—a non-calorie sweetener.
  • Make this ahead, and keep them separately; mix when you are ready to serve.
    Feel free to add more water or less as you wish when making this lemonade.

Whether you are thinking about a day out with your family in the park, playground, or just an imperfect (quarantine) backyard picnic, please hola at this nutritiously healthy watermelon lemonade as long as you have 10 – 15 minutes under your belt.

When life gives you watermelon on one hand and lemon, on the other hand, you make watermelon lemonade. Watermelon drinks are typically the drink choice during Memorial Day or Fourth of July. I love making this drink during July 4th, as well as my watermelon appetizer bites, blueberry watermelon salad, and watermelon iced tea! Whatever celebration that you deem necessary during the summer months. This drink is a must! Hands down the best summer drink you need! And then enjoy it with others at family dinners, picnics, potlucks, or BBQs.

In conclusion, whether you are a watermelon lover like me, a lemon connoisseur, or you simply don’t care about either of these fruits, this drink will surprise you. First, you have to give it a chance by making it, second, you will have to drink. Third, I am 100% certain you will enjoy it!

Do not sleep on watermelon; it is an underrated “medicine.” With the threat of Coronavirus, your food must become your medicine and vice versa. SHARE THIS ON PINTEREST! ⤵️

Refreshing, immune-boosting, and easy-to-make watermelon lemonade is the best summer drink you need to confront this sweltering heat! With only 3-ingredients – watermelon, lemon, and honey, you are all set for a hydrating experience! Relatively, remember to chill in the fridge and serve with ice! I mean it when I say that this is the best summer drink ever! In other words, the best healthy summer cooling drink! #watermelondrink #lemonade #Summerdrink #watermelon #summertimedrink #healthydrink

How to Make Healthy Watermelon Lemonade: 

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Refreshing, immune-boosting, and easy-to-make watermelon lemonade is the best summer drink you need to confront this sweltering heat! With only 3-ingredients – watermelon, lemon, and honey, you are all set for a hydrating experience! Relatively, remember to chill in the fridge and serve with ice! I mean it when I say that this is the best summer drink ever! In other words, the best healthy summer cooling drink! #watermelondrink #lemonade #Summerdrink #watermelon #summertimedrink #healthydrink

Healthy Watermelon Lemonade


  • Author: Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

This watermelon lemonade recipe is all you need to set the ball rolling for the perfect drink of all time! It is refreshing, invigorating, and immune-boosting. With 10 minutes under your belt, you are ready to enjoy the most deliciously nutritious drink!


Ingredients

Scale

1 big lemon (peeled)

2 (tipping) cups of cut watermelon (or just 3 cups)

1-tablespoon honey

2 cups of water


Instructions

  1. Wash the fruits before cutting even though they may appear “clean.”
  2. Peel the lemon and remove some of the visible seeds. Then add the lemon to the blender blend with 1 cup of water until smooth. Sieve with a strainer; it makes about one cup plus another half cup of “lemon juice water.” Set aside.
  3. Add the cut watermelon, add to the blender, and add a cup of water, blend, and sieve, just as you did with the lemon.; this makes about 2 cups of watermelon juice.
  4. Add 2 cups of watermelon juice into a big jar (or bowl), plus ½ cup of the lemon juice water alongside one tablespoon of honey, stir well to combine.
  5. This recipe makes about 3 cups or 2 (12 oz) jars; serves three people (one person to a cup of drink). An adult can drink a 12 oz jar, that’s a cup and a half!)

Notes

You can add up to ¾ cup of the lemon water if you this lemonade a little tangier.

Usually, I would use the remaining lemon water to make another set of watermelon lemonade.

If you want it sweeter, add more honey, though I think one tablespoon is well over enough for this quantity! You can add or subtract; make it your way.

Double this recipe to make more.

Swap honey for monk fruit; a non-calorie sweetener!

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Sugar-free Lemonade, Watermelon drink, Healthy Lemonade, Watermelon lemonade recipe, Immune-boosting healthy watermelon drink, Kids – friendly healthy watermelon lemonade recipe, Easy to make healthy watermelon Lemonade , Summer drink, Sugar-free drinks

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Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH

Hi, I'm Nkechi "Kechi" Ajaeroh, a Public Health professional turned Inspirational author slash exceptional home cook. A 2x International Best Selling Author of Elevate Your Life with the Power of Positive Perception and Gratefully Growing. African, (specifically, Nigerian) Food Enthusiast, watermelon connoisseur, on my to finessing my fitness. This blog is all about loving food, living life, practicing gratitude, and inspiring you to use your wings. Join the journey.

8 Comments
  1. Totally love this and wish I had read it before I went shopping this pm. Dang! Will have to save it up for another day. Sounds gorgeous and love the health benefits too. Thank you Nkechi!

  2. Thanks for sharing this Kechi. I am so excited to make this for myself and my grand kids. We’re all going to love it and it’s going to be a drink beyond summer and for all times!
    We love watermelon.It can be expensive out of season here so am growing my own.
    I am going to find out if can freeze or can it too.

  3. The Watermelon Lemonade was quick and easy, not to mention delicious! My family and I will make this drink regularly, and I would definitely recommend.

  4. I loved making this lemonade and the best part is my toddler loved it too (she is so picky).
    Thank you so much! It was so refreshing 💕

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