Star-Spangled Slushie

Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember and thank our veterans and the men and women in our military today for serving and protecting our country.  It’s also a time for picnics, barbecues and LOTS of food and drinks!  This holiday weekend celebrate by sharing a healthy, refreshing slushi packed with brightly colored phytonutrients full of antioxidants and energy boosting, hydrating compounds.  Spread some cheer at your town’s celebration.


  • 3/4 cup (125 g) watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup (150 g) frozen blueberries, plus 4 set aside for garnish
  • 1/2 cup/4 oz (120ml) unsweetened almond milk
  • Lots of ice (I used 14-16 large cubes)


  1. Cut watermelon from rind and into large chunks.
  2. Blend blueberries and 4 ice cubes.
  3. Scoop blueberry mixture into bottom of glass.
  4. Rinse blender.
  5. Blend almond milk and 6 ice cubes (add more ice cubes if it’s too thin or runny).
  6. Scoop almond milk mixture into glass on top of blueberries.
  7. Rinse blender.
  8. Blend watermelon and 6 ice cubes (add more ice cubes if it’s too thin or runny)
  9. Scoop watermelon mixture on top of almond milk.
  10. Garnish with blueberries and enjoy!

Servings: 2-3

Serving Size: 24 oz (720 ml)

Calories: 70

Fat: 1 g

Trans Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 45 mg

Carbohydrates: 16 g

Fiber: 2 g

Sugars: 11 g

Protein: 1 g