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Summer Refreshment by Emily Cale

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The weather took a turn this last week and the temperature was cranked up from warm to HOT! Instead of roasting outside, I stuck to hanging out in the air conditioned comfort of my apartment. To help keep the summer at bay a few more weeks, I also found a great blended beverage that helped to cool me down. It’s perfect timing, too, since watermelon seems to have just come into season.


1/4 of a seedless watermelon (cut into cubes)
1/4 cup of frozen (or fresh) strawberries
1 tablespoon of sugar
A handful of ice cubes
(optional) white rum


Place all the ingredients into a blender and give it a good round of blending. How thick and chunky you make it is up to you. I like mine pretty smooth. It’s excellent in a tall glass with a straw. I’ve substituted this for my morning smoothie a few times and it has definitely kept me satisfied. A few chia seeds wouldn’t hurt if you wanted to up the nutritional content.



Author: emilycale

Erotic romance writer. Runs on caffeine and wine. Don't feed after midnight.

One thought on “Summer Refreshment by Emily Cale

  1. That’s sounds delicious and great to cool the summer heat. I have great a try this holiday weekend. Thanks for the recipe!

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