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Megans Cookin: Watermelon Lemonade

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Watermelon Lemonade

Trying to beat the summer heat?
How about some Watermelon lemonade!
It had been requested several times in this last week so I know it's a hit with the kids.
And just in time for the holiday weekend!

Easy ingredients!
Let me explain the watermelon juice.
You can make your own instead of buying it.
Since it had only been 2 weeks since my surgery, I couldn't lift a watermelon to make my own juice, so I resorted to buying it. If you put cut pieces in the food processor or blender, and give it a few pulses, you can strain the the pulp out and waa-laa, watermelon juice!

I also made cute little dolphin ice cubes with blueberries frozen in them. The kids loved these and I'm going to do the same thing, only with a star ice cube tray for the 4th of July!
Too cute!

Can you see the blue dolphin swimming?
Look closer!
Want a grown up version?
A little spirit and kick?

Add some Smirnoff watermelon vodka!
That will liven up the party. :)

Watermelon Lemonade
by Megan Pires

I can frozen lemonade
1-1 1/2 cups watermelon juice
blueberries for garnish

Mix frozen lemonae with 4 cans of gingerale. Add watermelon juice and ice.
Serve and enjoy!

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Blogger April said...

YUM, this sounds refreshing! Love the dolphins!

July 2, 2009 at 8:33 AM  
Blogger Maria said...

What a fun drink. I am addicted to watermelon, really I am. I can't wait to try this drink.

July 2, 2009 at 8:34 AM  
Blogger Mary Bergfeld said...

This sounds so refreshing for a holiday weekend. I'm so glad I stopped by.

July 2, 2009 at 8:42 AM  
Blogger Deborah said...

I've seen all kinds of lemonade, but not watermelon! Sounds yummy!

July 2, 2009 at 8:59 AM  
Anonymous Nutmeg Nanny said...

How refreshing!

July 2, 2009 at 9:31 AM  
Anonymous maris said...

This sounds so delicious! I love watermelon, especially in a cocktail!

July 2, 2009 at 10:44 AM  
Blogger The Blonde Duck said...

I NEEEDDDDDD dolphin ice cubes!

July 2, 2009 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Barbara Bakes said...

I've never had watermelon juice. Sounds refreshing!

July 2, 2009 at 12:28 PM  
Blogger Katrina said...

Awesome and yum!

July 2, 2009 at 1:02 PM  
Blogger theUngourmet said...

This is exactly what I need today! It's 95 degrees and this looks so refreshing!

July 2, 2009 at 4:02 PM  
Blogger glamah16 said...

My that looks refreshing!

July 2, 2009 at 4:53 PM  
Blogger Reeni said...

SWEEEEET!! I love the adult version. And the cute little dolphins!

July 2, 2009 at 6:06 PM  
Blogger Donna-FFW said...

The adult version sounds fantastic. And the PG version sounds like a blast.. kids would so enjoy it!

July 2, 2009 at 7:38 PM  
Blogger Katy ~ said...

You are too much fun! I love the dolphin ice cubes; I've never seen them before, or stars either. Just the old squares, ho hum.

The watermelon lemonade sounds refreshing. I would love to make this for the grands, with the dolphin ice cubes, of course!

July 3, 2009 at 3:22 AM  
Blogger stephchows said...

mmmmm sounds like a good summer drink to me! love the ice cubes :D

July 3, 2009 at 6:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Megan,

This watermelon lemonade looks positively refreshing. I only wish the weather around me would cooperate (cloudy, threatening rain). Either way, it is the perfect summery drink.

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July 3, 2009 at 6:34 AM  
Blogger Megan said...

The watermelon juice is a great idea! It'll be fun to see how many ways I can use it. :-) Enjoy your 4th.

July 3, 2009 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Nic said...

Delicious and so refreshing for summer!

July 3, 2009 at 1:58 PM  
Blogger Ingrid_3Bs said...

My one twin Jalen would probably love this as he's a fiend for watermelon!

Hope you're well on the road to mending!

Happy 4th!

July 4, 2009 at 7:38 PM  
Anonymous noble pig said...

Very nice. I have also never seen watermelon juice. Cool alternative when short on time.

July 5, 2009 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Melody said...

One word.....refreshing! Looks great!

July 10, 2009 at 6:20 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

This looks so refreshing!

July 10, 2009 at 9:15 AM  

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