3 Watermelon Recipes To Keep You Cool

 

fresh watermelonWhen it’s hot outside cool foods and drinks can save the day.  Just think about it – who wants to heat up the house by turning on the oven? No one. But wait! There is a silver lining to these dog days of summer.  Watermelon is in season! Watermelon is just as nutritious as it is delicious. Comprised of 92 percent water, watermelon is a hydrating food.  It is also a low-calorie fruit because it contains only 46 calories per cup.  Lastly, it is rich in the free radical fighting antioxidants vitamin C and lycopene.

So, today I am dropping three of my favorite and fabulous ways to use watermelon to your advantage.  These recipes promise to be quick and easy because I want you to get back to enjoying this beautiful warm weather (and not be cooped up in the kitchen).