[tps_header]Fresh, juicy watermelon is synonymous with summer. A staple of every backyard barbeque, this fruit is high in vitamins C and A, and also in lycopene, which is responsible for reducing inflammation in the body. When picking a watermelon, look for one that’s dull (not shiny) and uniform in shape with a yellowish spot on one side, which indicates the place where the melon rested on the ground while ripening. And now, the recipes…
See our previous In Season Now posts featuring Summer Squash, Beets, and Asparagus.
By Natalie Lynn Borton of Thoughts By Natalie.[/tps_header]
This easy summery juice is delicious and is sure to make you glow from within.
Image Credit: Making Thyme For Health
Watermelon is so great! You can also get some chunks of watermelon and use those to infuse your water with wonderful, fresh flavor!
Utterly delicious… one of my fav flavours and always reminds me of long hot days on the beach with vendors selling slices of fresh watermelon. http://fashionfollowsher.com/
Great article! I just posted 2 posts including recipes on how to use watermelon I think you’d love! At Nutrition Stripped :)
Thanks for the tips. I just bought a huge watermelon the other day and now I have some great new recipes to try…thanks to you! :)
Be prepared to die from tastiness…
I had a watermelon feta, & mint salad at an event in Montenegro last summer. The unexpected ingredient? They added lavender! Mind blown. Trust me, you need to try this! So easy and so delish.
I am loving watermelon this summer–I just made a delicious summer salad this week! Yummy! http://mystilettolife.com/style/2014/7/14/on-the-road
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