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.

By Veera Sanjana, Yoga+


Jessica Wells
Jessica Wells3 years ago

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.)

Duane B.
.3 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Lindsay Kemp
Lindsay Kemp3 years ago

This looks wonderful!

Marianne Good
Past Member 3 years ago


John S.
Past Member 3 years ago

Sounds interesting.

Aud Nordby
Aud nordby3 years ago


Terry V.
Terry V.3 years ago


Beverly Morgan

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

Magdika Cecilia Perez

thank you

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)