Watermelon is an action packed fruit bursting with essential nutrients including vitamins A, B6 and C. Along with the vitamins, each serving of watermelon has significant amounts of antioxidants, amino acids and lycopene.
The health benefits of the watermelon makes this a fruit worth incorporating into your menu. Comprised of 92% water, the watermelon is low in calories, low in oxalates , low fat and low sodium plus a great way to increase your daily water intake. I know attempting to drink 8 glasses of water a day can be a distinct challenge and I’m for anything that makes that challenge a little easier.
Current scientific research of lycopene links the phytonutrient as an antioxidant with anti inflammatory properties to promote heart and bone health. If you are interested in reading in detail about the health benefits of watermelon, an article will be soon forthcoming.
Browse the Watermelon Round Up to find refreshing ideas to incorporate this fruit into your daily menu and enjoy a slice of watermelon, beverage or watermelon dessert.
Let’s fire up the grill and grill a few watermelon slices! I suspect I will be opening up my menu horizon creating a few easy grilled watermelon meals.
Watermelon Salad Recipes
Watermelon, Basil and Feta Salad from Vegetarian Gourmet
Watermelon Summer Salad from All She Cooks
Watermelon Mint Salad from Miz Helen’s Country Cottage
Watermelon Salsa from Daily Leisure
Refreshing Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad from Mama Likes To Cook
(Who knew you could grill a watermelon!)
Grilled Watermelon With Lime & Hatch Chile from Mama Likes To Cook
Simple Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie from Eat. Thrive. Glow.
Watermelon Limeade Recipe – from Beauty through Imperfection
Watermelon Fruit Infused Water from Quirky Inspired
Watermelon Agua Fresca Float Recipe from Thrifty Jinxy
Watermelon Black Cherry Slushies from Ally’s Sweet & Savory eats
Watermelon Mojitos from Living Sweet Moments
Watermelon Jalapeno Frozen Margarita from Housewives Of Frederick County
Spiked Watermelon and Mint Lemonade from Ann’s Entitled Life
Watermelon Cherry Rum Cocktail from All She Cooks
Watermelon Poptini Cocktail from Snappy Gourmet
Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail from Baking Beauty
Watermelon Infused Tequila from Sidewalk Shoes
Watermelon, Lime, And Tequila Granita from Sidewalk Shoes
Watermelon Margaritas from Baking Beauty
Watermelon Dessert Recipes
Easy And Refreshing Watermelon Cake Recipe from The Savvy Age
Easy Watermelon Sorbet Recipe from Thrifty Jinxy
Yogurt Ice Cube Snacks from You Can Do It
Watermelon Pops from Drugstore Divas
Watermelon Kiwi Pops Recipe from Thrifty Jinxy
Bonus Watermelon DIY
How To Cut A Watermelon from Mama Smiles
Thank you to all who contributed to the Watermelon Round Up!
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