There’s nothing like a chilled slice of watermelon to cool you off. But, hey, sticky fingers aren’t always fun. This juice combines a summertime classic with aloe for a refreshing beverage after some serious outdoor activity (or just to chill out).

Aloe is known as a natural skin solution, but it’s also packed with nutritional benefits as a drink. These nutrients include vitamins A, C, E, and B12, as well as minerals like potassium, zinc, and magnesium. It’s a great option for recovery from a workout or any strenuous activity. So drink up and toast to your health!

Watermelon and Aloe juice
Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cups watermelon
  • 1/2 large aloe leaf (i.e. Elephant Aloe sold in Produce Department)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup coconut water
  • Basil, for garnish
  • Pinch of Pink Himalayan Salt

Directions

  1. Cut aloe leaf along the side and scoop out flesh into a blender. Add watermelon and top off with coconut water. Blend on medium speed for 20 to 30 seconds.
  2. Pour into chilled glasses and top with pink salt and basil.
  3. Sip and enjoy!
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