The Ultimate Watermelon Guide To Summer

In celebration of National Watermelon Month, here is a breakdown of our top tips and refreshing recipes with summer’s official fruit!

Slice It

- Watermelon Pizza

Snack on a slice of summer that’s healthy enough for breakfast and sweet enough for dessert!


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- Watermelon Poke Bowl

This raw fish salad is a winning meal from Hawaiian (and watermelon) cuisine.


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Sip It

- Watermelon Juice

Keep it simple with this great post-workout snack that will help you stay hydrated!


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- Paloma

Much better than a standard mixer, fresh watermelon turns this traditional cocktail into sweet and colorful punch. Add a wedge for a festive garnish!


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Grill It

- Grilled Watermelon Kale Salad

Sweet and smoky, the flavor of grilled watermelon balances beautifully with nutrient-dense kale.


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- Grilled Pork and Watermelon Kebobs

Kebobs are colorful and customizable. BYOK (build your own kebob) and throw on the grill!


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Carve It

- Watermelon Keg
This eco-friendly tapped watermelon will wow guests while dispensing all the delicious drinks during your next poolside party!


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- Beach Bucket

Have fun in the sun with this simple summer centerpiece!


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Store It

- Watermelon Popsicles

Watermelon slices + popsicle sticks = an easy and kid-friendly summer snack!


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- Watermelon Rind Kimchi

A variation on the traditional Korean side dish that’s become widely known for its fermented health benefits, this modification features fruit flavors by replacing the cabbage with watermelon rind and removing the fish sauce.


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