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8 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Watermelon at Every Meal

Watermelon Salad With Feta and Mint 8 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Watermelon at Every Meal
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Biting into a crisp, sweet slice of watermelon is the quintessential rite of passage for summer. Not only is it thirst-quenching and aptly named (it’s about 92% water), this melon is a good source of vitamins A, B6 and C. And there are so many refreshing ways to enjoy watermelon!

We pulled together eight diverse ways — chopped into a fresh salad, seared with salmon dish, enjoyed as a cool drink or breakfast bowl — to mix watermelon into your next meal, and we’re betting you’ll want to try them all.

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1. WATERMELON SALAD WITH FETA AND MINT | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

8 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Watermelon at Every Meal

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 132; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 11mg; Sodium: 410mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 3g

2. WATERMELON CUCUMBER SALAD | LOVE & ZEST

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 40; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 37mg; Carbohydrate: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 1g

3. SEARED SALMON WITH WATERMELON TOMATO AVOCADO SALSA | KIM’S CRAVINGS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 377; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 69mg; Sodium: 279mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 33g

4. SUGAR-FREE WATERMELON STRAWBERRY AGUA FRESCA | HEALTHY NIBBLES & BITS

8 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Watermelon at Every Meal

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 100; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 9mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 19g; Protein: 1g

5. WATERMELON, GRAPEFRUIT AND BLACKBERRY SALAD | NUTRITION STRIPPED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 225; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 295mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 22g; Protein: 3g

6. CUCUMBER WATERMELON MARGARITA | DIETITIAN DEBBIE DISHES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 193; Total Fat: 0.3g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3.4mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 1.3g; Sugar: 11.5g; Protein: 1.4g

7. CINNAMON QUINOA BREAKFAST BOWL | EATING BIRD FOOD

8 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Watermelon at Every Meal

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 452; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 309mg; Carbohydrate: 94g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 14g

8. WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA | THE ROASTED ROOT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 51; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 1g

Originally published August 2020

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