Fruit Slush

Prep Time: 10m Total Time: 10m

Fruit Slush
Photo of Patti Cook, RN, BSN, Diabetes Education

Recommended by Patti Cook, RN, BSN, Diabetes Education

Courtesy of USDA MyPlate

Serve this fruit slush as a drink or a dessert, and keep leftovers in the fridge for later. Pour it over fresh ice when you are ready to eat.


  • 2 2/3 cups cantaloupe or watermelon (coarsely chopped, seeded, peeled)
  • kiwi (1 2/3 cup coarsely chopped, optional)
  • sugar (2 tbsp., optional)
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 cups water
  • ice (as needed)


  1. In a blender, puree fruit with sugar and lime juice until smooth.
  2. Combine fruit mixture and water in a large pitcher.
  3. If desired, pour through a strainer to eliminate pulp.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for up to a week.
  5. To serve, stir well and pour into tall glasses over ice.

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories: 37
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 22mg
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Protein: 1g

Makes 4 servings

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