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Welcome to Riches to Rags by Dori! This is a place where I share my experience with raising teenagers, juggling family and work, essential oils, farm life, chickens, food and more of the things that I love.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Watermelon and Strawberry Lemonade

Pictures by Frosted Bake Shop



Watermelon and Strawberry Lemonade


Just looking at this picture makes me crave a nice juicy and sweet Watermelon. There is something about Summer drinks that gets me so excited about Summer. My daughter can't wait to do a lemonade stand and I just might have to sell some of this as well. I came across this at Frosted Bake Shop which has some great recipes so please check out her blog. Really cute too.  




I am somewhat dehydrated tonight and can't seem to get enough water and now I really wish I had one of these to quench my thirst. I like the part where she says you can add sprite instead of water. I will definitely be doing that. Looks really good, refreshing and something that I know my kids will love. 

Ingredients

8 cups cubed and seeded watermelon
1 cup strawberries, halved
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup white sugar
2 cups of water or 7-up

Directions

Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. NOTE: If you cube the watermelon ahead of time and freeze you will have a tiny bit of a slush. YUM!



Here is a little extra tip on how to cut a Watermelon. I never knew this!

Click HERE to see how to pick and cut the perfect Watermelon from Our Best Bites.






Can't wait to give this a try. I might make it a little chunkier with some more Strawberries than it calls for, a cute decorative straw or umbrella and who knows what else. I would love to hear your take on it. Enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by!
Dori

1 comment :

  1. Mmmmm. Looks so nice, gonna make it for my housemates (lives in a collective house outside Copenhagen/Denmark) the next sunny springday with my new bought blender.
    Gonna look through your blog now sunday evening, great you got time to share and blog with 5 kids around
    kind regards
    Randi

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