Refreshing Melon Margaritas

On a hot summer evening, these melon-based cocktails feature the truly honest sweetness of cantaloupe mixed with the fresh, lively taste of mint and basil. Serve cold over ice with or without a salted rim or as a spritzer with sparkling water and ice.


  • 1 ripe cantaloupe, peeled, de-seeded and cut into chunks
  • 8 mint sprigs
  • 10-12 basil leaves
  • Juice and pulp from 2 limes
  • 4 oz white tequila
  • 1/4 cup cold water


  1. Blend together in Vitamix or other high-speed blender.
  2. Serve immediately over ice with a mint sprig.




Amy Jackson Rind

Amy Rind works with busy women to reclaim their lives from the health burdens of stress, aging and fatigue. With practical, real food changes to your diet and lifestyle, you can truly begin to nourish your mind, body and spirit. Journey into healing by identifying your unique nutrition needs that will help you and your family feel better, think better and create the life you were meant to live.

Amy earned her 700-hour nutrition consultant certification with honors from Bauman College. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross.