The weather is getting a little warmer now! So, this fun and healthy summery afternoon treat can be very refreshing and destressing. This recipe makes about 1 cup equivalent of your daily MyPlate fruit requirement. In general, eating your daily servings of fruits is vital for your health due to its richness in vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber that help prevent many chronic diseases. One serving of this recipe provides about 113% of your daily value of vitamin C, which is scientifically known for its antioxidant power that can boost immunity and strengthen your body’s natural defense. In addition, the honey in the recipe is antioxidant rich and its cough suppressing capacity helps mend upper respiratory infections.
This food is rated as a Yellow Dot, Healthy Balance in our food rating system (Food Coach) due to following healthy qualities that are known to promote positive health and well-being if consumed as a part of a healthy diet.
- Moderate in calories per serving
- Healthy balance of fat
- Healthy balance of saturated fat
- Contain zero trans-fat
- Healthy balance of sodium
- Healthy balance of carbohydrates
- Healthy balance of dietary fiber
- Healthy balance of added sugars
- No food additives
- No artificial flavor or color
Instructions: Put all the ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until the ice and fruits are completely crushed and blended well. Check the texture and add more ice or water to reach your desired slushie consistency. Pour into a clean clear glass, sip with confidence, and stay hydrated!
Recipe Profile: Vegetarian, Fruitarian, Vegan
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