RECIPE: Watermelon Pizza

How about a watermelon pizza for National Watermelon Day, August 3rd? Here are two snack or dessert recipes, and they couldn’t be easier. The first is from the National Watermelon Promotion Board, Watermelon.org. RECIPE: WATERMELON PIZZA Ingredients For 6 Servings 1 watermelon round, from a watermelon 8 to 10 inches in diameter, sliced 1 inch…
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RECIPE: Salted Watermelon Milkshake

For National Watermelon Day, August 3rd, try a salted watermelon milkshake. Salt with watermelon? Actually, as a pinch of salt helps most foods, it’s an old trick to bring out more flavor (here, sweetness) in the watermelon. This recipe is courtesy of The Milk Shake Factory in Pittsburgh. It requires watermelon sorbet; but if you…
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RECIPE: Fruit Salad With Shrimp

We really like this idea from RA Sushi: A shrimp salad with watermelon cubes, kiwi slices, tangerine segments, baby arugula leaves and microgreens (you can substitute sprouts or herbs). RA Sushi serves it as an entrée, with a Watermelon Margarita to wash it down (the Margarita recipe is below). The fruit salad dressing recipes below…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Enjoy Watermelon

The healthy cupcake alternative: watermelon “cupcakes” with yogurt frosting. Photo courtesy Watermelon.org.   Today is National Watermelon Day. If you’ve only enjoyed watermelon by the slice or in fruit salad—or a Watermelon Martini—here are new ways to enjoy the summer favorite: Chocolate Watermelon. Drizzle a slice of watermelon with chocolate sauce. Coconut “Cake.” Cut 8-9-inch…
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