Did you know that National Watermelon Day is today, August 3rd?Watermelon Slice

To celebrate, I can’t think of a better way to toast the holiday than with this refreshing and booze-free spritzer.

I hope you will give this one a try!

Watermelon-Lime Spritzer


4 cups watermelon

2 limes, juiced

1 cup coconut water

1  cup lime sparking water, like La Croix


Place watermelon, lime juice, and coconut water into a blender and blend until thoroughly pureed.

Pour mixture into glasses until halfway full.  Fill rest of glass with sparkling water and enjoy!

Makes 4 Servings



INGREDIENTSRaw Red Cabbage Slaw

  • 3 cups cabbage, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon each: salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, and smoked Spanish paprika


1.     Combine juice, oil and spices together in a medium bowl.

2.     Add cabbage.

3.     Toss and serve.

MJ’S FIT TIP Want more veggies? Toss in sliced red, green or yellow bell peppers and chopped red onion for more color and flavor. You can also make this slaw into a meal by adding 6oz. of cooked shredded chicken and serve with two 1oz. corn tortillas.

NUTRITION FACTS 23 cal, 1 g fat, 4g carbs, 1g fiber, 2g sugar, 1g protein