Watermelon Juice (Super Hydrating!)

Feel hydrated, nourished, and energized with fresh, all-natural, and organic Watermelon Juice!

Watermelons are delicious when eaten as fresh fruits but wait until you try them in juice form. They’re so easy to juice because they’re naturally juicy, crispy, and tender. You can actually juice it in just ten minutes.

Aside from the flavor you can get from the Watermelon Juice, you can also expect that it will give you plenty of health benefits. Every sip is oozing with delicious flavor and healthy goodness.

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Watermelon Juice is one of the healthy recipes that you will love during the summer, on weekends, or for breakfast. Power up your slow juicer because you’ll surely need it!

How to Make Watermelon Juice

How easy is it to make Watermelon Juice at home? Well, you only need ten minutes to prepare it. It’s the perfect drink to make even if you have a busy day ahead. As long as you have your slow juicer, it’ll be a walk in the park.

It’s certainly always worth making!

Ingredient

Let’s talk more about the watermelon first.

Watermelons

Did you know that watermelon is considered as the “fruit of summer”?

With its gorgeous pink rind and touches of green on the skin. Even the seeds will give you a summer vibe. Whenever I miss the feeling of the summer season, I make some Watermelon Juice for a much better day.

It has a mildly sweet, fruity, and slightly sour flavor that just tastes delicious no matter what. The watermelon also has a fragrance that just makes you crave more. It truly brings quality from the flavor to the color.

Why is it called a watermelon? It’s because 92% of this fruit is water! Whenever you drink it, you can ensure that you will feel happy and healthy. What health benefits can you get from watermelons?

Health Benefits of Watermelons

  • Watermelons are low in calories yet high in water to help with proper weight management.
  • According to Healthline, watermelons have nutrients to support heart health.
  • These fruits can also help relieve muscle pain and improve physical exercise.
  • Good Housekeeping also mentioned that watermelons can be good for your eyes too.
  • With watermelons, you can boost your immunity to protect you from different diseases.

Aside from turning watermelons into juice, you can also enjoy them as fresh fruits. There are many fruits you can pair with it for a fun experience. I love making Watermelon Cubes as much as I love making the juice!

This is your sign to start adding watermelons to your diet. Every watermelon recipe is absolutely a must-try. Start with this Watermelon Juice recipe to discover how it can change your life!

Directions

Grab the freshest watermelon you can find and juice it with me!

  1. Rinse the watermelon.
  2. Use a knife to cut the fruit in half.
  3. Then, slice it into thin pieces.
  4. Peel off the skin by slicing it vertically.
  5. Feed the fruit slices into the slow juicer.
  6. Serve the juice in a glass, and enjoy!
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This will probably be the freshest Watermelon Juice you will ever taste, and it surely won’t disappoint! It’s amazing how juicing can turn a large fruit into a handy drink, right?

Tips

Buying watermelons

  • Real Simple suggests buying watermelons with consistent dark green and yellow stripes.
  • The watermelon skin should feel a bit waxy and look shiny.
  • It is best to buy ones with brown stems attached.
  • The watermelon should feel heavy for its size. 

Storing watermelons

  • Room-temperature watermelon can last up to ten days.
  • According to The Spruce Eats, watermelons can also be refrigerated for up to two weeks. 
  • If the watermelon has been sliced, then wrap it in cling film or foil and use it within five days.
  • The fruit slices can also be stored in freezer bags for up to several weeks. 

Watermelon Juice Variations

In what ways can you make the Watermelon Juice special?

While the Watermelon Juice is already delicious on its own, you can still improve it. You can mix it with other fruits and herbs like pineapples, cherries, apples, grapes, oranges, carrots, and ginger.

Aside from the juice form, you can also convert it into a smoothie or slushie by blending frozen watermelon slices. This fruit is also great for making popsicles. It is completely fresh, natural, vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, and preservative-free! 

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No-Juicer Watermelon Juice

You can make the juice using a blender or food processor to blend the watermelon slices and filter them with a sieve to get more juice. Mash the watermelon slices with a knife or fork and chop finely to extract the juices. In fact, you also try making the juice with a grater.

  • Slow juicer: Make the watermelon juice using a slow juicer. 
  • Knife: Peel and slice the watermelon with a knife. 
  • Glass: Pour and serve the juice in a glass.

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How to Serve Watermelon Juice

When is the best time to serve the Watermelon Juice?

According to Food, the best time to drink it is at noon to allow your body to process it better. Avoid drinking it after 7:00 in the evening. Tata 1mg also suggests a cup of this drink for people with hyperacidity before eating. 

Can you serve it to babies? Yes, it can. In an article by GK Food Diary, babies can have watermelons as early as 6 to 8 months. Make sure to remove the seeds and mash the slices.

You will surely love it with ice, lime, or maple syrup for added sweetness. It tastes great with any dish, especially fruit salad, vegetable wrap, granola, and more. Your day will certainly be better with Watermelon Juice!

Storage Tips

  • At room temperature: Drink the Watermelon Juice within a few hours.

make ahead

In the fridge: Put the juice in a glass jar or container and refrigerate for up to four days. 

To freeze: Pour the juice over ice cube trays. Once frozen solid, transfer them into freezer bags for up to two months. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is watermelon juice good for? 

Watermelon Juice is guaranteed to be good for your heart, eyes, skin, brain, immunity, energy, bones, muscles, and overall health. It also promotes proper weight management.

You can get lots of energy from this juice. It also has good effects on your endurance and physical activity for an active and healthy lifestyle.

Is watermelon juice better than water?

Both watermelon juice and water are fantastic for your health. They have hydrating effects that will give you lots of health benefits. Watermelons also have additional nutrients for a better diet.

Instead of just drinking just one, I suggest drinking both to get your daily dose of healthy goodness.

What is the best time to drink watermelon juice?

Unlike other fruit juices that you drink in the morning, I suggest drinking watermelon juice between 10:00 AM to noon. You can also have it with your snack at 5 PM.

Is watermelon a fruit or a juice?

Watermelon is a fruit that you can turn into a drink whenever you want. You can eat it fresh like how you enjoy fruits. But you can also transform it into juice to drink all of your worries away!

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Watermelon Juice

5 from 1 vote
Watermelon juice is one of the best ways to consume a watermelon. It’s handy, convenient, and easy!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Course Drinks, Drinks and Juices, Fruits
Cuisine African
Calories 338kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 watermelon (small-sized)

Instructions
 

  • Rinse the watermelon.
  • Use a knife to cut the fruit in half.
  • Slice the watermelon into thin pieces.
  • Peel off the skin by slicing it vertically.
  • Feed the watermelon slices into the slow juicer.
  • Serve the watermelon juice in a glass, and enjoy!

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Notes

  • Store the remaining half of the watermelon in the fridge to use for later.
  • Limit your juice consumption to 1 cup a day.
  • There is no need to remove the seeds.

Nutrition

Calories: 338kcalCarbohydrates: 85gProtein: 7gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 1260mgFiber: 5gSugar: 70gVitamin A: 6401IUVitamin C: 91mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 3mg
Keyword fruit juice, healthy drink, juicing, slow juicer, summer drink, watermelon, watermelon juice

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