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Stir ingredients with ice until well chilled and strain into a rocks glass with a large chunk of ice. Garnish with a grapefruit peel.
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve into a margarita glass rimmed with lime juice and granulated sugar. Garnish with a slice of cucumber drizzled with lime juice and dipped in granulated sugar
Combine all ingredients and shake with ice to chill. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish.
Watermelon Strawberry Cooler
makes 2 approximately 8-ounce drinks
4 cups cubed watermelon
1 cup hulled strawberries
1/2 peeled lime (or juice from 1/2 lime)
2 teaspoons chia seeds
6 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
If using juicer: Juice the watermelon, strawberries, and lime according to juicer’s instructions. Discard the pulp.
If using blender or food processor: Blend the watermelon, strawberries, and lime until smooth. Strain through a sieve, pushing the juice through with a spatula. Discard the solids.
Mix the chia seeds into the juice and refrigerate for about 15 minutes to let the chia seeds swell.
Muddle 3 mint leaves in the bottom of each glass. Fill glasses with ice (optional). Stir the juice to break up the chia seeds, pour into glasses, and serve.