Watermelon Recipes

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Sliced Watermelon

Sweet and juicy watermelon is one of the best hydrating foods. While high in nutrients, watermelon has a low caloric density, which makes it a good food if you're trying to maintain a healthy weight. Check out these 5 tasty ways to enjoy watermelon this season.  

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Watermelon Slushy

Serve your slushy as a refreshing dessert at your next cookout for a 75% treat.

Watermelon Salsa

Make it a Full Plate Meal: This salsa pairs up well with grilled chicken, corn on the cob and brown rice. 

75% fiber foods – watermelon, red onion, jalapeño, fresh cilantro, fresh mint, corn, brown rice
25% foods – chicken (or tofu if you don't eat chicken)

Watermelon Raspberry Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Fruit salads like this are a fun dish to bring to potlucks. Or pack with a vegetable hummus wrap for lunch.

75% fiber foods – hummus, cucumber, tomatoes, spinach, avocado, broccoli sprouts, fresh basil, raspberries, fresh mint, watermelon
25% foods – whole wheat wrap

Kiwi Watermelon Popsicles

Make it a Full Plate Meal: These kid-tested favorites are a refreshing treat to enjoy with taco salad for a light summer supper.

75% fiber foods – black beans, pinto beans, kidney beans, corn, salsa, pico, guacamole, black olives, romaine, spinach, kiwi, watermelon
25% foods – chips, mayo, 0% fat plain Greek yogurt

Watermelon Pizza

Try this watermelon pizza at your next family get-together. 

75% fiber foods – watermelon, strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blueberries, pomegranate
25% foodscoconut yogurt, maple syrup, fat-free plain yogurt. 

Recipe Note: Coconut yogurt is high in saturated fat. Opt for fat-free, plain yogurt instead to keep the fat at a healthy level.

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