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Watermelon Chia Fresca

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Traditional Mexican drinks, chia frescas are a great source of sustained energy and are super refreshing. Chia seeds contain calcium, manganese, and phosphorus, and are a great source of healthy omega-3 fats.

Ingredients

  • 6 Cups Cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 Lime, skin removed
  • 1 Tablespoon Chia seeds (heaping)
  • 1 Sprig mint leaves

Directions

Run watermelon, mint, and lime through a good home juicer (we like Breville or Green Star).

Place juice into a pitcher and stir in chia seeds.

Let sit in the fridge for 10-15 minutes to allow the chia to absorb some of the juice and plump up. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings2
Calories Per Serving173
Total Fat3g4%
Sugar29gN/A
Saturated0.3g1.4%
Protein4g8%
Carbs39g13%
Vitamin A132µg15%
Vitamin B60.2mg10.8%
Vitamin C43mg71%
Vitamin E0.3mg1.5%
Vitamin K0.6µg0.7%
Calcium78mg8%
Fiber4g18%
Folate (food)19µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)16µg4%
Iron2mg10%
Magnesium68mg17%
Monounsaturated0.3gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Phosphorus106mg15%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium564mg16%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg6.6%
Sodium6mgN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg13%
Zinc0.8mg5.1%