{Healthy Fuel}: Melon Herb Sorbet

4 cups melon chunks
juice of 1 lemon or 2 limes
4 sprigs of fresh leafy herbs (mint, basil, thyme,etc.)
2 tsp. crushed lavender flowers, if available
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup splenda
2/3 cup water
1 tblsp. raw honey
a dash of sea salt
blend melon with half of juice until smooth. transfer to bowl.  in small saucepan combine herbs, sugar, splenda, water, rest of citrus juice, honey and salt.  bring to boil over med heat.  reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  strain herb mixture into melon puree.  place bowl over container of ice water.  stir for several minutes until chilled. cover. refrigerate 4 hours.  transfer to ice cream maker and go to town!
*image from Domessticated.

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