Watermelon Summer Cooler

Portions:
2

Serving Size:
3/4 cup (6 ounces)

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free
  • Heart Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon cubes
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 small watermelon wedges for garnish

Preparation

  1. Place all ingredients except garnish wedges in a blender and blend for 30 seconds.
  2. Pour into 2 small glasses, garnish with wedges and enjoy!

Helpful hints

  • Watermelons vary in sweetness. Adjust by adding more sweetener if needed.
  • For fluid restricted diets, enjoy a serving of Watermelon Summer Cooler now and freeze one serving for later. Remove from freezer 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
  • If sugar substitute is used instead of sugar, the carbohydrate is reduced to 6 grams and 26 calories per 6 ounce serving.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 52

Protein 0 g

Carbohydrates 13 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1 mg

Potassium 96 mg

Phosphorus 9 mg

Calcium 6 mg

Fiber 0.3 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1

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