Posts tagged with "watermelon"

Salted Watermelon Margarita

Posted August 1, 2014 in cocktail, Friday, margarita and 5 more

It's Friday! You made it through another week. Why not celebrate with this delicious summery cocktail!?

I made this margarita last Friday for National Tequila Day. But I really don't think you need to wait for a day like that to come around to enjoy some tequila!

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Fourth of July Watermelon Champagne Cocktail

Posted July 1, 2015 in Fourth of July, July 4th, holidays and 7 more


I've expressed my love for champagne cocktails many times here on Sweet Success, so it's probably no surprise that I concocted a summery watermelon champs cocktail for the Fourth of July.

If you haven't jumped on the champagne cocktail wagon yet, you need to ASAP! They are so easy and delicious. And an added bonus is champagne is pretty low in calories (about 90 calories per serving). When you add a splash of 100% juice, you just add a few extra calories, and you're getting the health benefits of the juice you use!

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Hydrating Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

Posted July 30, 2015 in recipe, summer, hydration and 5 more


During the hot and humid summer months, I'm always a lot more conscious of how much water I'm drinking.

Year round, I aim to drink three of my 30-ounce bottles of water a day (more if I've had a tough workout). But I find myself feeling more thirsty in the summer or getting a dull headache when I'm out in the heat for too long. It just takes more effort to stay hydrated in the summer, especially if you're spending a lot of time outdoors.

Although I love water and don't usually have trouble drinking lots of water throughout the day, I know there are people out there that don't love water. Lucky for you, there are lots of foods that can help with hydration!

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