Watermelon Lime Mint Water Kefir Recipe

Watermelon Lime Mint Water Kefir Recipe

This watermelon, zesty lime, and fresh mint recipe creates a thirst-quenching drink that is perfect for warm days. As June arrives, grocery stores overflow with massive watermelon bins. Blend up some of this seasonal treasure and infuse your brews with its sweetness. Capture the essence of summer by incorporating it into your fermented creations.


MAKES: about 4 cups


4 cups first ferment

1/4 cup finely chopped watermelon or blended juice

2 tbsp lime juice

5 mint leaves


  • Make the first ferment and leave the jar in a warm place for 24-48 hours.
  • Strain the grains and add the ingredients to the swivel top bottle with the first ferment water kefir.
  • Seal up the bottle and leave it in a warm place for 24 hours for the second ferment.
  • Open slowly, strain and enjoy!


When a fruit has water in its name, you know that it is a great choice to help you stay hydrated. Watermelon is over 90% water, and is abundant in lycopene which gives it the deep red colour and also protects our cells from sun damage, and improves complexion. It is also high in antioxidants and is full of vitamins and minerals to help fight inflammation.

This Watermelon Lime Mint soda will give your immune system a boost of over 30 billion live probiotics, magnesium, vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, electrolytes, enzymes and antioxidants.

Refrigerate immediately.

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