At summer time celebrations, hydration is key! Whether it's the heat, choice of beverage, or being extra active, it is very easy to get dehydrated during the summer months. Don’t let dehydration put a damper on your plans! Try this refreshing water infusion with mint leaves, cucumber, and watermelon. It’s delicious, hydrating, and will be beautiful at the center of any 4th of July BBQ or picnic display!


  • ½ cucumber
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 2 cups watermelon
  • 2 cups ice
  • ½ gallon water

Add to your favorite pitcher and sip all summer!  

Addie Dulaney Majnaric is a recent graduate of West Virginia University, where she received her dual Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Human Nutrition and Foods and minor in Strength & Conditioning. Addie recently finished her supervised practice rotations, and will be sitting for the RDN licensure exam this summer. She is very excited to begin helping people reach their happiest and healthier selves through a vegan diet!

Addie has been vegan for 5 years, and promotes her recipes, love for animals, and nutrition journey on her blog: In her free time, Addie enjoys running, creating vegan meals and baking, spending time with her husband Nathan and her best friend and sidekick, Kimba the rescue German Shepherd! 


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