Summer in a glass

Summer has been a mixture of sunshine and rain so far. I’ve had fruits ripen too quickly and needed to be used up before they went off. On one such scorching day, I had a melon and some strawberries that were begging to be finished.

Here’s the MelBerry Smoothie that they turned into.

It doesn’t need a recipe really. Throw in a combination of coolers like melons or cucumbers, flavour with berries or mangoes or any other fruits you like. And there you have it – summer in a glass.

Summer in a glass

Summer in a glass

Ingredients:

1.5 cups cantaloupe, cubed

about 1.5 – 2 cups of strawberries

Honey or sugar to taste (optional)

Ice cubes

Method:

1. Whizz all the fruits in a blender.

2. Add sweetener, if required.

3. Add some ice cubes to a tall glass and pour the smoothie over.

4. Add a hammock and a good book and you’re all set to enjoy the summer.

 

How do you beat the heat? Do share your summer secrets through the comments box, below.

 

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8 Responses to Summer in a glass

  1. Beloo Mehra says:

    Looks deliciously cool! I am sure it tastes just as wonderful too :)

  2. Mmmm….. and the hammock and book tops it all! ;)

    • Doesn’t it just? That’s my ideal summer’s day. A hammock, a few books and some refreshments to keep me going. :)) Actually, that’s my ideal day not just in the summer.

  3. Love the blend of colours in the smoothie!

  4. Oh my, this looks delicious! I am going to have to bookmark this recipe and try it. It looks to die for and it is stuff on my diet. YAY!

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