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Watermelon-Rose Punch

Watermelon-Rose Punch

Try this refreshing thirst-quencher. Carve the flesh from a watermelon (about 8-10 pounds), removing the seeds. Juice the melon, then mix in 4-6 Tbsp. rose water and 2 Tbsp. raw sugar (optional). Garnish with mint sprigs and rose petals. Chill before serving.

Variations: Juice 1 pint of fresh organic strawberries with the watermelon.

Health Benefits: According to ayurveda, rose water has a cooling effect on the body, mind, and emotions. Watermelon is cooling, too- and rich in potassium, as well as antioxidants like vitamin C and beta-carotene.

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By Veera Sanjana, Yoga+

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10:44PM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

I was just wondering, can you substitute 4 tbsp of Splenda for the raw sugar? Being a diabetic, I can't have a lot of sugar & prefer using Splenda for beverages (i.e. hot tea, lemonade, etc.)

8:25AM PDT on May 22, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

6:09AM PDT on May 10, 2013

This looks wonderful!

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3:27AM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

Sounds interesting.

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2:57PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

Can't wait to try this ~ it's going to be amazing!

5:03AM PST on Feb 26, 2013

thank you

5:24PM PST on Feb 24, 2013

Thank you :)

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