10 Creative Ways To Eat WATERMELON

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Written by: Lindsay Sibson

Cold watermelon after a sunny day on the beach.

Need I say more?

That sentence pretty much sums up my idea of a perfect summer. Ahhhhh, it’s oh-so-sweet in more ways than one!

Watermelon is the quintessential summertime fruit for its crisp, refreshing and delicious qualities.

Aside from simply digging into the juicy goodness with a spoon or knife, there ARE other ways to eat watermelon – you can actually “cook” with it (that is, if you can resist the urge to gobble it up)!

Come with me on a little culinary adventure as we explore 10 Creative Ways To Eat WATERMELON.

But first, here are the reasons WHY to eat up this juicy fruit:

Health Benefits Of Watermelon

  • Provides high amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories
    • Considered a nutrient dense food
  • Decreases your risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease
  • Promotes a healthy complexion and healthy hair
  • Increases your energy
  • Keeps you hydrated: made up of 92% water
    • Full of important electrolytes
  • Promotes healthy digestion and regularity
    • High water and fiber content
    • Helps prevent constipation

10 Creative Ways To Eat WATERMELON

Make A Stir Fry
  • Make a salty and sweet stir fry by combining beef, veggies and watermelon
    • For the recipe, click HERE
Create A Yummy Breakfast Shake
  • Combine coconut (water, milk and flesh) and watermelon in a blender to create a refreshing morning smoothie
    • For the recipe, click  HERE
Grill It
  • Brush watermelon wedges with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper and other spices to create a tasty side dish
    • For the recipe, click HERE
Toss It Into Your Salad
  • Make an easy summer salad using watermelon, onion and balsamic vinegar – OR simply add it to your favorite salad!
    • For the recipe, click HERE
Fresh Summer Salsa
  • Have a fiesta by making watermelon salsa. Serve with organic tortilla chips for the perfect combination of salty and sweet
Make A Cake
  • Build a fresh cake with watermelon, whipped cream and other fruits
    • For an instructional video, click HERE
Feta Bruschetta
  • Put a spin on the class bruschetta by making it with watermelon – a perfect snack on a hot summer’s afternoon
    • For the recipe, click HERE
Fruit Leather
  • Make a healthier version of this popular kid’s treat using watermelon
    • For the recipe, click HERE
Chilled Soup
  • Make a gazpacho of sorts by blending watermelon with lemon, mint, ginger and more for a refreshing summer lunch
    • For the recipe, click HERE
Fancy Ice Cubes
  • Blend watermelon with a little water and mint. Pour into an ice cube tray and add to your iced tea
    • For the recipe, click HERE

How do YOU prefer eating watermelon? SHARE with us in the comments below!

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Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).

Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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