Have you ever wondered what watermelon and passion fruit juice can do for your health? Looking for passion fruit juice recipes? Come and learn about all the Health Benefits of Watermelon Juice and Passion Fruit. In this recipe, they come together as a Watermelon and Passion Fruit Smoothie, a fantastic flavor bomb!
We love recipes, including this fantastic fruit, and although the end of the season is approaching, it is still available in supermarkets and can be found at your local farmer's market. So go ahead and get the last ones before they are gone!
This watermelon and passion fruit mocktail recipe is a refreshing drink that will cool you down on a hot summer day. It takes about 10 minutes to make, so it's perfect for those lazy days when you want to sip something cold by the pool.
The recipe has only two ingredients, including fresh fruits and filtered water- making it easy to put together at home!
The health advantages of watermelon juice are numerous, including lowering blood pressure and aiding weight reduction. It can also help you avoid cancer by reducing inflammation in the body.
Passion fruit juice is sweet but great for your health - it prevents stroke and kidney disease.
Juice and smoothie recipes are a great way to start the day with a great vitamin and mineral intake. Don't forget to check out pineapple and cucumber juices for detox, hangover recovery, and weight loss.
Ideally, use fresh fruits, but you can also use frozen passionfruit pulp and watermelon chunks.
- Passion Fruit
Optionally add ginger and ice cubes to have a smoothie consistency. Add mint to garnish or give it an even more refreshing flavor.
Step 1: chop watermelons off their thick skins and half the passion fruit.
Step 2: put the chopped watermelon and the passion fruit pulp in a blender and blend until completely smooth. Ensure that you have cold water because it won't taste all that great anymore if it's too warm.
Step 3: depending on how sweet the watermelon is, you may need to add a tablespoon of your favorite sweeteners like maple syrup, homemade date paste, or agave syrup to keep your drink's sweetness.
Optionally add water to get a thinner texture.
Tossing ice into the blender is our little secret for that perfect smoothie consistency. It’s a simple trick that elevates your watermelon passion fruit blend, making it an ideal addition to your summer recipes lineup.
Don't discard: Hold onto that watermelon rind! It's packed with fiber and valuable minerals. Did you know the rind contains carotenoids like zeaxanthin and lutein? These aren't just fancy words—they're your allies in the fight against eye diseases.
Repurpose: Transform those rinds into a culinary adventure. Add them to our zingy Watermelon Rind Soup recipe for an unexpected twist, or turn them into a tangy, sweet pickle. And if you're in the composting club, your garden will thank you for the nutrient-rich addition.
💡 Tips and Variations
Seeds: It is unnecessary to strain the crushed seeds, as they will decant on the bottom of the smoothie; also, both sources have significant health benefits, so they are safe to drink in your watermelon smoothies if you choose to.
Boozy: Alright, guys, it's time to raise the bar on our summer sips with this zesty and refreshing spin on the classic cocktail. I'm going to let you in on the secret recipe for Malibu Watermelon Splash - a game-changing combo that's going to turn up the heat at your pool parties and barbecues!
Picture this: the tropical vibe of Malibu rum mixed with a duo of vibrant passion fruit and juicy watermelon juice, creating an explosion of flavors. Think sweet, tangy, with a hint of Caribbean love. And the best part? It's incredibly easy to whip up! So, if you've got a love for everything juicy and a knack for serving up Instagram-worthy cocktails, this recipe is your new go-to.
✅ 7 Benefits of passion fruit juice
Passion fruit is a sweet and tasty fruit that comes from specific varieties of passionflower. Seeds or passiflora incarnata seeds are a typical food in Africa, Asia, and South America. These seeds also have water content and nutrients, much like watermelon does!
- It prevents stroke and has a lower risk of heart disease.
- Helps with weight loss.
- Fights depression and insomnia.
- It prevents kidney disease and cancer.
- Relieves asthma and bronchitis.
- It promotes healthy and smooth digestion, and it also prevents ulcers of the stomach.
- Boosts immune system function.
When watermelon and passion fruit are combined, they have high water content to stave off hunger, plus this juice gives you energy. In contrast, passion fruit relaxes you - watermelon makes you more alert, while passion fruit calms the nerves, the beauty of this delicious hydrating drink!
🤔 Using passion fruit
Passion fruits are sweet and tart at the same time. Their flesh is chock-full of oblong seeds that taste like nutty vanilla. This fruit has edible skin with mild toxicity; however, we advise against eating passion fruit skin if it's been sprayed with pesticides or fertilizers (a warning to be extra aware of what you buy.
Storing the juice in the fridge for a long time is not recommended because it oxidizes and turns brown quickly. If you need to keep it, make sure you consume it within 24 hours in a large jug and close it.
If you store it, make sure to stir it before serving.
Passion fruit juice on its own can be kept for up to five days when refrigerated, but watermelon can't. That's why, when they are together in a recipe, you should try to consume it early.
We hope that you found this article to be informative and delicious. If it was, we’d love for you to share it with your friends on social media or in person so they can benefit from the health benefits of watermelon and passion fruit juice as well!
🧃 More Juices and Smoothies Recipes
- Pineapple and Cucumber Hydrating Juice recipe
- Carrot, Celery, and Apple Juice recipe
- Pineapple, Beetroot, and Carrot Juice recipe
Include more weight loss-promoting juices and smoothies to your diet by adding a carrot, cucumber, and celery juice, green carrot and cabbage juice, our red cabbage juice, pineapple strawberry smoothie, and strawberry banana spinach smoothie.
⭐ If you try this recipe, let us know! 💬 Leave a comment, rate it, and don't forget to tag us @ourplantbasedworld on Instagram. Cheers!
Passion Fruit and Watermelon Juice
- 30 oz watermelon cubed, fresh or frozen
- 2 passion fruits small
- 2 oz ginger fresh, see notes.
- 15 oz ice cubs
- 10 oz water
- 10 mint leaves
- In a blender, add the watermelon chunks, the passion fruit pulp, water, and ice if you want to give it a smoothie texture.
- Blend until smooth, about 30 seconds.
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