Summer Recipe: Watermelon-Mint Ice Cubes

While we’re still waiting for the weather to really heat up, CaveChick knows that when it gets hot in Chicago, it gets hot fast. Once the temperature starts to rise, the importance of hydration does too. For some, it might be a struggle to drink the recommended eight to 10 glasses of water per day, especially when you’re craving something sweet! When we came across this recipe for watermelon ice cubes on, the urge to take a slight twist on these refreshing cubes was too hard to resist.

These ice cubes make a great addition to your daily dose of water and are perfect for summer barbeques and patio dinners. The best part? You get the sweet taste without taking in loads of sugar!

This quick and easy recipe only requires:

-¼ of a watermelon (six cups), cut into 1-inch cubes
-Fresh mint leaves
-Water, seltzer, or any other drink you’d like to put these in Instructions: Place watermelon in a blender and puree

Pour puree into ice cube trays
Wash mint leaves and place one mint leaf within each cube
Freeze for at least four hours up to two days
Place in drink of choice and enjoy!

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