Posts tagged ‘watermelon’

July 15, 2012

Refreshing Luscious Watermelon Kulfi Candies


Can’t get fresher than this one!!!A refreshing delicious dessert to beat the summer heat,bursting with the goodness of luscious watermelons!!This queen of fruits,the red juicy watermelon  is truly a powerhouse of antioxidants  like Lycopene&Vit C truly making it a beauty food which makes you glow!!


Watermelon Kulfi-Recipe Courtesy Nayana Shetty
Ingredients:

2 cups- Watermelon Deseeded Chunks

1 Cup- Thick Set Yogurt

4 Tbspn- Sugar

Method:

1.Blend the listed ingredients and pour it in the candy or kulfi  moulds.

2.Freeze it for at least 6 to 8 hrs.

3.To add a yummylicious twist,you could add pieces of crushed strawberry as well into the mixture before freezing into moulds

4.Remove from freezer,Unmould and Serve with a smile 🙂

Enjoy this refreshing treat  and pamper not only your taste buds ,but your skin as well!!!!:)

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July 9, 2012

Glow a healthy pink with luscious watermelons!!


Luscious Watermelons are  simply super beauty Food for your skin& excellent summer coolers as well!!!
Red juicy watermelons can combat ageing due to damage from free radicals with its high antioxidant Lycopene and vitamin C content,and act as a perfect skin toner.They contain 92 percent water, which makes it a cooling low calorie summer drink&ideal to curb sugar cravings as well.

A few slices a day of luscious watermelons can give you a youthful complexion as they are a storehouse of powerful antioxidants like lycopene which gives watermelon its attractive red colour,and vitamin A and C.The yellow-orange varieties,contain citruline,an amino acid credited with helping skin’s healing and regenerative processes,and delaying ageing.

Refreshing  Watermelon Skin Toner:

1/2 cup watermelon pulp
1 tbsp witch hazel
1 tbsp mineral or distilled water

Purée watermelon chunks in a processor or blender. Strain the liquid and discard the solids. Mix the strained liquid with the remaining ingredients, stir and pour into a glass bottle. Dab on face using a cotton ball. This is rich in sugar and vitamins A, B and C. Watermelon has astringent properties, and the super high water content makes it an excellent skin refresher.

So go on ahead pamper your tastebuds and skin with the refreshing luscious watermelons!!!