Watermelon Mint Popsicles

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So as the pumpkin, gourds and butternut squashes invade my Whole Foods, I am clinging onto summer recipes for dear life. The days of asparagus, fresh garden tomatoes and stalks of basil are long behind us, BUT watermelon, honeydews and large melons seem to still be lingering. I don’t really love the sometimes grainy texture of watermelon, but I absolutely love the flavor. These popsicles are great because you get the sweetness of the melon, but with a better-tasting texture (in my opinion at least). The mint gives it a different fresh, kick and I’d love to try them with fresh basil too. The flavor combinations seem odd, but they actually pair together really well.

And to put a grown-up twist on these I threw them in the blender after frozen and mixed with some tequila and triple sec and made a delectable cocktail. If a mojito had a baby with a watermelon margarita THIS would be its lovechild. A tasty little love child 🙂

3 cups chopped watermelon

1 cup fresh mint leaves

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup raw organic sugar

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

  • Pulse all ingredients in a food processor until it makes a chunky liquid
  • Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 1 hour

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