Here’s another summery recipe for you! This is the non-alcoholic honeydew lime cooler that Tim and I made this weekend to bring along to our Memorial Day Picnic at Walden Pond.
Non-Alcoholic Honeydew Lime Cooler
Recipe inspired by Women’s Health
- 2 cups cubed honeydew
- 1 cup water
- Juice of 1 lime
- Seltzer — amount flexible
- Agave, to taste (optional)
- Fresh mint sprigs if you’re fancy (I’m not)
- 4 strawberries for garnish (we sliced up instead)
- 1 lime, sliced
- Puree the honeydew, water, and juice from the lime.
- Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer, pushing pulp down with a spoon to release more liquid. NOTE: I did not have a fine mesh strainer, so we did end up with a little bit of pulp in our drink. It wasn’t too overwhelming but I think if you were to skip the straining step completely you would end up with a grossly pulpy bev.
- Divide the liquid among 4 glasses (or pour in large container) and top each one off with chilled seltzer.
- Sweeten with agave if you’d like.
- Garnish each with mint, strawberries, and lime.
Each serving of this drink has 30 calories, 0 g fat, 8 g carbs, 10 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, and 1 g protein. Just in case you were wondering. That will change if you add any vodka or alc to pack an extra punch!
This was really refreshing for a hot day, and fun to make something different!
Anyone have any refreshing non-alcoholic drinks you’d like to share? Any honeydew fans out there?