Watermelon Chia Fresca

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.

2
Servings
173
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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. 

Watermelon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Watermelon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
29g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1.4%
Protein
4g
8%
Carbs
39g
13%
Vitamin A
132µg
15%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.8%
Vitamin C
43mg
71%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.5%
Vitamin K
0.6µg
0.7%
Calcium
78mg
8%
Fiber
4g
18%
Folate (food)
19µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
16µg
4%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
68mg
17%
Monounsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
7%
Phosphorus
106mg
15%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
564mg
16%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.6%
Sodium
6mg
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
13%
Zinc
0.8mg
5.1%

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