Healthy Recipes

Watermelon Tonic

Try this easy recipe before your workout to stay hydrated and energized.

Watermelon Tonic
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1 cup watermelon, cut into bite-sized cubes
1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves
2 clove buds


Place ingredients into a blender and blend. You can also freeze watermelon into 1-cup servings, partly thaw, and use as needed.

Lynn Anderson, Ph.D., N.D., has lectured around the world about health and is the author of nutrition and yoga books. Her magazine articles have appeared in Shape, Self, Natural Health, and Redbook. For more information, visit

Nutritional facts: 

Serves 1. Per serving: 46 calories, .2 g fat , 1 g protein, 11.6 g carbohydrates, .7 g fiber, 2 mg sodium.