Strawberry Watermelon Slushie Spritzer

Okay, I had no idea what to call this.

It’s slushy, it’s spritzy, it’s refreshing and it is summer in a glass.

There is lime in it too but I thought adding that to the title might take it over the top?

 I like it ’cause it is non-alcoholic. I went to a graduation open house with my husband and daughter Saturday and it was a hot, beautiful day. I watched as he drank an ice-cold beer and I drank a bottle of water. Ho-hum! Parties should be required to serve fun drink for pregnant ladies (and non-drinkers). It was a fun party regardless, though.

Strawberry Watermelon Slushy Spritzer
(for one)

1 heaping cup of chopped, seedless watermelon
1 heaping cup of frozen strawberries
1-2 teaspoons fresh lime juice (a good squeeze)
1/4 cup of sparkling water
ice cubes (optional)

1. Blend watermelon, strawberries, and lime juice in a blender until smooth.
2. Pour into a glass with ice (optional) and top with 1/4 cup sparkling water. Drink immediately, as it will separate as time goes by.

Note: All measurements are approximate. Don’t stress about it, it’s going to turn out great even if the measurements aren’t exact.

Verdict: Cold, refreshing, sweet, tangy, spritzy–perfection. Just what I needed on the hot day that I made it.
Husband’s take: I made this while he was at work one day but I’m sure he would have loved it.
Changes I would make: None!
Difficulty: Easy.

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  7. This is such a lovely idea! There is always lots of watermelons and strawberries at my house during summer, so I will definitely be trying this out! Thanks for the wonderful recipe :)

  8. I know one thing – I’d call it plain good! Yum!

  9. Whenever I’m reaching for watermelon or strawberry chewy candies (my favorite things ever) I’m gonna make one of these instead. Much healthier & still has the same awesome flavors! YUMM!!!

  10. Yep, Summer in a glass! YUM! BRAVO!

  11. Ooh… I love this! I’ve done my share of drinking water at get togethers while my hubby and friends are drinking beer, wine, and cocktails. I will have to make myself a fun drink now :)

  12. This is so pretty, and I feel refreshed just staring at it!! Perfect non- bOozed up beverage for all my friends expecting lil babies soon but still deserve a fun sipper.

  13. Love this! It looks beyond refreshing, and the colored straws are adorable – a food styling “must”!

  14. I’m not much of an alcoholic drinker so this drink is just perfect for me!

  15. This looks so refreshing! I love the pretty pink color too, it’s perfect for summer :)

  16. My watermelon loving daughters would adore this drink! I think I’ll make it for the birthday party in July.

  17. This is so pretty and summery! I love the colors and flavors. Beautiful presentation.

  18. This is fantastic. I am all for a boozy frozen slushy drink – but some days I just want the spritzy fruity slushy in a tall glass. Fabulouso m’dear!

  19. Summer in a glass sounds absolutely perfect to me :) I love the slushy texture and all the fruit!

  20. This sounds great Rachel. It’s such a shame there weren’t other drink options. I hate how it’s one extreme or the other at parties.

  21. I live for slushes! I was addicted to 7-11 ones for a while there

  22. Love it, so refreshing! I always have some non-alcoholic good stuff at parties. I’m not much on alcohol plus the kids need special drinks too. This one looks perfect.

  23. YUM! Where was this yummy idea last summer when I was pregnant watching everyone sip sangria and margs (my weakness) at our parties…

  24. Watermelon is SO summer, and I am so happy it’s all over the blogs right now. This seems like a lovely, refreshing drink!

  25. This is next on my bevvy list to try! Beautiful shots too!

  26. I don’t care what you call it, if it has slushie in the name, I am IN!

  27. This looks like a PERFECT summer drink! It’s so pretty!

  28. I don’t know what you cool it but I want one! And I want the weather to enjoy one…

  29. LOVE IT!! The photos, the recipe, those straws (where did you find them?)

    And “it’s going to turn out great even if the measurements aren’t exact.” <– so true :)

  30. Yum! This looks so refreshing!

  31. Ooooh – this looks so fresh and delicious! And love that it’s sparkling – fun!!

  32. This is my kind of drink – love it!!

  33. Rachel, this look HEAVENLY. I think I’m going to surprise my kids with it later today!

  34. … and this will be served at the baby shower I’m planning. Thanks!! :-)

  35. Anything with watermelon is good in my book. I’ll try this out, thanks!

  36. This sounds like an absolutely perfect drink for a woman on a hot day, pregnant or otherwise. :) It’s lovely to look at!

  37. I made something similar, and it was amazing. Mine didn’t have strawberries though, love that idea!

  38. i’m going to be dreaming of this all day now – it sounds amazing!

  39. What I love about serving a drink like this is that it’s perfect as is but a splash of vodka would also make it a cocktail. Makes everyone happy!

  40. What a beautiful drink. I’ll have to make this for my sister who is preggo too and totally feels your pain on being left out of the “fun beverage” department.

  41. Perfect! Fun fruity drinks around here always have to be non-acoholic…little curious boys are pretty good at stealthy drink sipping.

  42. Love how refreshing this looks!

  43. This looks super fun! I love these flavours together :)

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