This Easy Watermelon Smoothie is the absolute perfect summertime treat. It’s made using real food ingredients, and it’s vegan and dairy-free with no added sugar. 

watermelon smoothie in two glasses

This Watermelon Smoothie is:

  • dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan
  • made using real food ingredients
  • doesn’t need any added sugar
  • is the perfect summertime treat.

If you love the flavor of watermelon, then you are going to go crazy for this smoothie!

Recipe Steps

smoothie ingredients on a cookie sheet

Step One

Making this watermelon smoothie is just about as easy as it gets. It’s ideal to use a high-speed blender like a Vitamix or Blendtec, but you can also use a regular blender.

To start, add the chilled watermelon chunks to the base of your blender.

Step Two

Then, add the rest of the frozen ingredients, plus the shredded coconut. If you need to, you can add a few tablespoons of water to help get it going.

Step Three

Serve immediately. This smoothie should be served cold as soon as you’re done blending it.

watermelon smoothie in glasses ready to drink

FAQs

Can I use frozen watermelon?

Yes, but you may need to add a little bit of water to help the ingredients blend.

What is my watermelon isn’t sweet?

It is a good idea to test your watermelon before making this drink. I’ve had many a not-so-good melons. As long as your watermelon is average or above average on the sweetness scale, your smoothie will turn out awesome.

Ask me any other questions you have about this recipe in the comments!

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Here is the printable recipe for this Watermelon Smoothie:

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Easy Watermelon Smoothie

two servings of recipe in pretty glasses

This Vegan Watermelon Slushy is the absolute perfect summertime treat. It’s made using real food ingredients, and it’s vegan and dairy-free with no added sugar.

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 16 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Beverages
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Healthy
  • Diet: Vegan
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh watermelon, chilled
  • 1 medium frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple tidbits or chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened, dried coconut
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from about 1 large lime)
  • 5 fresh mint leaves (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine the watermelon, pineapple, strawberries, coconut, and lime juice in a high-speed blender and process on high until smooth. If using a regular blender, you may wish to process the watermelon first and then add the other ingredients for easier blending.
  2. Serve immediately.

Notes

If you want to really brighten the flavors of this smoothie, feel free to use some fresh mint.

Keywords: watermelon strawberry smoothie, watermelon drink, summer fruit smoothie

 

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