One of the most refreshing things to eat in the summer is watermelon. It is cold, wet and sweet. Ummmmm good!
One can have watermelon by the piece, cut up or in pops!
Try the recipe for spiked watermelon pops. Great adult treat or substitute the alcohol with orange juice so the kids can share.
Recipe: Spiked watermelon pops
Giada De Laurentiis
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup watermelon flavored 70 proof vodka (Recommended: Smirnoff Twist of Watermelon)
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
Special equipment: 16 (1/4 cup) popsicle molds, 16 popsicle sticks or wooden coffee stirrers at least 2-inches longer than the popsicle molds.
Go forth and enjoy.
Meanwhile .... keep it simple and make it real.