XICAMA™ Watermelon Mint Coconut Slush

XICAMA™ Watermelon Mint Coconut Slush

Hi everyone!

I hope you’re all staying cool and hydrated this summer. Today, I’m thrilled to share a refreshing and gut-friendly drink recipe: the **Watermelon Mint Coconut Slush**. This delightful beverage not only tastes amazing but also features jicama, which is excellent for your digestive health.

Why Jicama is Great for Your Gut

Jicama, often referred to as the Mexican turnip, is a root vegetable that offers numerous health benefits, particularly for your gut. Here’s why you should consider adding more jicama to your diet:

1. High in Fiber: Jicama is rich in dietary fiber, especially inulin, a prebiotic fiber that promotes the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.

2. Low in Calories and Sugar: Despite its natural sweetness, jicama has a low glycemic index, making it a smart choice for maintaining stable blood sugar levels.

3. Rich in Nutrients: It’s loaded with essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium, which support overall health and optimal digestive function.

Now, let’s get to the recipe! This drink combines the refreshing flavors of watermelon and mint with the creamy richness of coconut and the subtle floral notes of rose water. It’s perfect for a hot day and incredibly easy to make.

Watermelon Mint Coconut Slush Recipe

Ingredients:

- ⅓ cup frozen cubed watermelon

- 8 sprigs of fresh mint

- 3 tsp coconut cream

- ½ tsp rose water extract

- 1 can XICAMA™ Spicy Watermelon 

- Ice

- Garnish: mint leaves and rose petals (optional)

Instructions:

1. Prepare the Ingredients:

   - Measure ⅓ cup of frozen cubed watermelon.

   - Gather 8 sprigs of fresh mint.

   - Set aside 3 teaspoons of coconut cream and ½ teaspoon of rose water extract.

   - Open a can of Spicy Watermelon XICAMA™ and keep half of it for later.

2. Blend the Ingredients:

   - In a high-speed blender, add the frozen cubed watermelon, fresh mint, coconut cream, rose water extract, and half of the Spicy Watermelon XICAMA™ can.

   - Pulse until a slush is formed.

3. Pour and Top:

   - Pour the slush into a glass.

   - Add the remaining half of the Spicy Watermelon XICAMA™ to the glass.

   - Top with a drizzle of coconut cream for extra richness.

4. Garnish:

   - Garnish the drink with a few mint leaves.

   - If you’re feeling romantic, add some rose petals for a beautiful and fragrant touch.

5. Enjoy:

   - Serve immediately and enjoy your refreshing Watermelon Mint Coconut Slush!

The Gut Health Connection

This slush is not only a delicious way to cool down but also a great choice for supporting your digestive health. The prebiotic fiber in jicama found in Spicy Watermelon XICAMA™ nourishes your gut microbiome, while the mint and rose water add refreshing and soothing properties. The coconut cream provides healthy fats that can help with nutrient absorption and add a luxurious texture to the drink.

So, next time you’re looking for a cool and gut-healthy drink, give this Watermelon Mint Coconut Slush a try. Your taste buds and your tummy will thank you!