12 Refreshing Watermelon Recipes For Summer

It’s summertime and in our house, that means watermelons! All three of us love, love, love watermelon.  Hubby usually just cuts it up and we eat it by the bowlfuls.  However, that can get pretty boring!   So, I did some searching to find some different ways to eat it and found quite a few creative ways to eat watermelon.  Who knew there were so many different ways to prepare watermelon?

Are you also looking for new ways to serve watermelon?  Check out these 12 refreshing watermelon recipes for summer that I found:12 refreshing watermelon recipes

Watermelon Drink Recipes

Watermelon Pineapple Agua Fresca with Thai Basil – This flavorful Thai inspired tropical drink is super easy to make and tastes great too!

Watermelon Lemonade – Ever purchased a watermelon that was just not sweet.  This watermelon lemonade will salvage that watermelon.  Try it today!

Watermelon Slushie – If you love to indulge in some sweet, refreshing watermelon, then you will absolutely love sipping on this watermelon slushie!

Watermelon Appetizers and Salad Recipes

Watermelon Salsa – Interesting twist on using watermelon! It seems like a strange combination t first, but I can totally see how the ingredients compliment each other.

Watermelon Feta Salad – This salad looks very refreshing.  It would male a great appetizer at any summer function.

Baby Leaf Lettuce with Olives and Watermelon  – You just have to try this salad.  The sweet-tangy watermelon vinaigrette dressing is an amazing twist.

Quinoa Watermelon Salad – This flavor-packed salad is packed full of nutrition and protein and is super healthy.

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Feta and Watermelon – This salad is so filling and is a meal on its own.  It’s super yummy too!

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Watermelon Desserts

Watermelon Sorbet – This light and refreshing sorbet is the perfect summertime treat.

Watermelon Smoothie Pops – Treat your kids to these super healthy smoothie pops. They’ll be begging for more!

Chilled Watermelon Recipe  – Surprise your guest with this chilled watermelon sorbet dish.

Watermelon “Cake” – This paleo friendly cake topped with fresh fruit is to die for!

Do you like watermelon?

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Diane is a New Jersey-based writer and blogger. She is a wife and the mom of a 13-year old boy. Through her blog, she wants to inspire moms to find Zen in their lives while offering practical tips and other valuable information to help families deal with everyday issues. Contact her at dianenassy@gmail.com


12 Refreshing Watermelon Recipes For Summer

by Diane time to read: 1 min