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
1374
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. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
55g
79%
Saturated Fat
19g
79%
Cholesterol
648mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
3g
2%
Protein
203g
100%
Vitamin B-12
16µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
26µg
29%
Calcium, Ca
137mg
14%
Choline, total
776mg
100%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
130µg
33%
Iron, Fe
17mg
94%
Magnesium, Mg
193mg
60%
Niacin
36mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
1295mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
233µg
100%
Sodium, Na
421mg
28%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
338g
13%
Zinc, Zn
40mg
100%

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.