So for my final watermelon post on FTY from the National Watermelon Promotion Board series of recipes, here is a watermelon pina colada drink for you! This is a non-alcoholic take on the traditional pina colada.  Perfect for those that just want a refreshing summer drink without the kick of alcohol. This is a recipe that I will definitely keep on hand for the future. Cheers again!

This is the 6th installment of watermelon recipes. Brought to you by the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

Recipe and photo: permission granted prior to posting

Makes 4-5 cocktails

  • 2 cups Watermelon purée
  • 1/2 cup pineapple, cubed
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 3 cups ice
  • 2 tbsps canned coconut milk

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until desired consistency. Divide between 4 to 5 glasses and serve.

Tip: For an alcoholic version, add 4 oz (113.6 mL) rum.

PER SERVING (1/4 recipe without rum):78 calories, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 1 g fibre, 2 g protein. % RDI: 6% calcium, 2% iron, 2% vitamin A, 23% vitamin C.

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