Fresh Strawberry Mint Slushie



 

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup ice, cubes or crushed
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves, torn
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 

Nutrition

  • Amount: About 10 oz.
  • Calories: 62
  • Fat (g): 0
  • Carb (g): 15
  • Fiber (g): 4
  • Protein (g): 1
  • Sodium (mg): 2
  • Gluten free, Vegan

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Directions

  • Combine strawberries, ice, mint and lemon juice in a blender.
  • Blend until totally smooth. 
  • Blend for about 2 minutes on high, until the juice has no visible chunks.
  • Serve in a chilled glass with 3-4 ice cubes.


Recipe Notes

Exercising in hot and humid environments often leads to an increase in core body temperature. Athletes can experience decreases in performance capacity until core temperatures are reduced closer to normal levels. Slushies are an effective cooling strategy athletes can use to regulate core body temperature and support optimal performance in the heat. 

This slushie recipe provides an easy and nutritious way to help cool down during hot summer training. Fresh strawberries and mint give this slushie lots of refreshing flavors, and without any added sugars. 

Easily double this recipe for multiple or larger servings.