It’s hot out. It was hot out yesterday and it’s still hot out today. Unlike yesterday, however, I wasn’t wearing a heart monitor so I could get in the water. Today’s water adventure took place at Assateague National Seashore, one of my very favorite places on earth.
After about 4 hours in the sun jumping waves, walking, and watching ghost crabs, we were ready to go home, after a quick stop for ice cream for the others in my family since I’m the only vegan. You might think I would be jealous. Nah. I had this to come home to:
And this is a Coconut Watermelon Banana Milkshake. Long name but darn good drink on a hot day like today!
Coconut Watermelon Banana Milkshake Serves 2 (one if you’re really hot!)
1 cup fresh watermelon, chopped
1-2 cups coconut milk ice cream, coconut flavor
1-2 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 frozen bananas, broken into pieces
In your blender contraption (mine is a Vitamix) put the watermelon, the ice cream, and then lime juice. Blend it until mostly combined. Then add the frozen bananas and watch the color change a bit and things get nice and creamy.
Very quickly mine became
I wasn’t jealous of that ice cream stop at all. This was good!
I’m linking this to Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays. This is definitely better for you than a traditional milkshake with all the fruit and you could make your own coconut ice cream to decrease the sugar even more!