Watermelon Agua Fresca

AguaFresca2Guys.  I have a confession.  It might just be summer love, but I am completely smitten with a new a treat.  That, my friends is Watermelon Agua Fresca.  So refreshing, hydrating, and delicious.  It actually might be Aguas Frescas or "fresh waters," so please forgive me.  Regardless of what you call it, start sippin' these babies before summer runs out. Agua Fresca can be made in a verity of flavors.  Most summer fruit like melon and pineapple can easily be used, especially those with high water content.  Pretty much all you are going for is blended fruit, water, and sweetened.  My favorite version?  Watermelon Mint.

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For this drink, I've blended up some summer watermelon, made a mint simple syrup, and topped it off with some sparkling water.  So next level.  So move over lemonade, and say hello to Watermelon Agua Fresca!

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Weekend Workbook: July 20th & 21st

Inspired by juicy watermelons and backyard fun, check out these 5 things to make and bake this weekend: weekendworkbookJuly191.  If their beauty isn't reason enough to make this recipe, I am sure these Watermelon Coolers are deliciously refreshing!  Created by Courtney of Pizzazzerie for Style Me Pretty- Living. 2.  Summer is in full swing, so why not follow the ingenious tutorial over at A Beautiful Mess for this Backyard Swing. 3.  Leave it to Baker's Royale to style the most creative way to use a watermelon in these Layered Sorbet Slices. 4.  Looking for something different and unique to serve this summer?  These Spicy Watermelon Wedges are given an unexpected, savory twist by Box of Spice. 5.  Why not bring your own barbecue to the next backyard BBQ?  This Watermelon BBQ will surely be a crowd pleaser.  Created by Project Denneler for SheKnows.com