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Watermelon Recovery Drink

This refreshing beverage is a great way to replenish your body after a hard workout. Pair with a small amount of protein for a perfect post-workout snack.

This yummy drink includes electrolytes from the coconut water and a delicious taste from the watermelon and hint of lime. I’ve also thrown in some fiber from the chia seeds.

It also provides anti-inflammatory benefits. Watermelon is shown to reduce inflammatory markers, which can reduce the risk of arthritis.

No, this isn’t a low carb drink (I’m usually a low-carb gal). But on a hot day or after strenuous exercise, your muscles may need a jump start on recovery. Enjoy!

Watermelon Recovery Drink

Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 2


  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 cups watermelon
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds


  • Blend the first four ingredients until well mixed. Add ice and pulse until ice is crushed.
  • Pour into glasses or water bottle and add chia seeds. Shake/stir before drinking. Serve & enjoy!


NOTE: The chia seeds add extra fiber, protein, and omega-3s.
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