I had my first sip of Watermelon Water when I was living in San Antonio, Texas about 10 years ago. It was the middle of the summer and I was extremely thirsty.  I found it for sale by a vendor near the river walk during a festival. The weather was so hot and I was delighted to try it, but I had no idea at the time how easy it was to make. I discovered this recipe and I have been drinking it every summer now for about 5 years. It’s a great thirst quencher. Living in Arizona feels like an oven right about this time of year. This is so simple and healthy. I’ve never had to complicate it with sweeteners as long as you pick a good watermelon – all you need is:

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