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Easy 3-Ingredient Margarita Infused Homemade Watermelon Popsicles

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Roni Cohen – @ronis_recipes
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Savor the ultimate summer delight by the poolside with these heavenly homemade watermelon popsicles, guaranteed to make your taste buds tingle with pure bliss! 🍉
Prep Time :10 minutes
Freeze :30 minutes
Total Time :40 minutes
Servings: 12

EQUIPMENT

  • Popsicle sticks

INGREDIENTS
 

  • 1 medium-sized watermelon, sliced into triangles
  • 1-2 cups of tequila
  • 1 lime, juice and zest

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Slice the watermelon into triangles. Use a knife to cut a strip in the rind of each triangle and insert a popsicle stick.
  • Arrange the watermelon triangles on a tray. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the watermelon. Flip the triangles and drizzle tequila over them. Sprinkle lime zest on top.
  • Place the tray in the freezer and let it freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Take out the frozen watermelon popsicles and enjoy!

MY NOTES

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

What are the benefits of eating these homemade watermelon popsicles?

Watermelon not only quenches your thirst on a hot summer day but also offers numerous health benefits. Firstly, it’s a hydrating fruit, composed mostly of water, helping to keep you hydrated. Secondly, it’s rich in vitamins A and C, boosting your immune system and promoting healthy skin. The presence of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, may reduce the risk of certain cancers and protect against heart disease. Watermelon is also low in calories and high in fiber, aiding in weight management and digestion. Lastly, it contains citrulline, which may improve exercise performance and reduce muscle soreness. Enjoy this refreshing fruit for a delicious and nutritious treat!

Do homemade watermelon popsicles contain a lot of sugar?

Watermelon is a naturally sweet fruit, but in terms of sugar content, it is relatively low compared to many other fruits. On average, watermelon contains about 6-9 grams of sugar per 100 grams. The sweetness of watermelon comes from natural sugars, mainly fructose. While it does contain sugar, watermelon is also high in water content and fiber, which can help regulate blood sugar levels and provide a feeling of fullness.

How much watermelon should you eat a day?

The general recommended serving size of watermelon is 1-2 cups (approximately 150-300 grams) of watermelon per day.

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

Can diabetics eat these homemade watermelon popsicles?

Diabetics can include these homemade watermelon popsicles in their diet, but they should be consumed in moderation and in accordance with their individual dietary plans and blood sugar management. While watermelon does contain natural sugars, its glycemic index (GI) is relatively low, meaning it does not cause a rapid spike in blood sugar levels. Additionally, watermelon is high in water content and fiber, which can help slow down the absorption of sugars. It is advisable for individuals with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels and work with a healthcare professional or a registered dietitian to determine appropriate portion sizes and incorporate watermelon into their overall meal plan.

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

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