Healthy Summer Thirst Quenchers

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Tara Harwood, a dietitian with Cleveland Clinic Hospitals says there are better ways to quench your thirst on a hot summer day than sports energy drinks and lemonade.

Tara showed Fox 8's Todd Meany some delicious drinks that are not only big on flavor, but also good for you! Tara also shared a recipe with us for homemade healthy popsicles.

Healthy Popsicles 

Ingredients:
3 cups watermelon puree (seedless if possible)
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries
1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
1 peach or nectarine, diced small
handful fresh cherries, pitted and chopped

Cut the watermelon into chunks and then puree it in a blender until smooth. Set aside.

Set out about 1 dozen popsicle molds (amount needed will vary depending on size of molds). Fill each one with the chopped fresh fruit. Then pour in the watermelon puree until each mold is full to the top. Place a popsicle stick into each one. Place into your freezer and freeze for about 6 to 8 hours.

When ready to serve, run the popsicle molds under warm water for a few seconds and then pull each one out.