by Min Kwon, MS, RD in Healthy Recipes, July 1, 2015
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, July 1, 2015
Dust off your grills and get out your red, white and blue: The Fourth of July is almost upon us. Since meat recipes are always available, why not be the rock star of this year’s Independence Day with a nutritious and patriotic dish? If you haven’t tried grilling watermelon yet, this is the perfect time to experiment. Not only will it showcase an extra layer of effort and love by the cook, but the heat makes this iconic summer fruit even sweeter and juicier. Combining watermelon with sweet and sour blueberries plus salty feta cheese, this spirited salad will proudly hold its spot on the table. Read more
by Abigail Libers in Healthy Recipes, July 27, 2014
There are few things better than the fresh crunch of a wedge of watermelon. But this summertime staple is more versatile than you might be giving it credit for. Read more
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, In Season, August 15, 2013
Sweet strawberries. Juicy peaches. Luscious mango. If you’re looking for ways to upgrade a salad, fruits in their prime are an excellent place to start.
by Allison Milam in Uncategorized, August 22, 2012
Got an endless supply of this quintessential summer fruit? Here are some refreshing new ways to use it up.
#1: Make Real Sorbet
Most watermelon sorbets have no actual watermelon in sight! The real deal couldn’t be easier to make.
Recipe: Tropical Watermelon Sorbet
#2: Add to Salsa
Add a fresh and juicy crunch to a savory salsa and serve with fish or chicken.
Recipe: Fish Tacos with Watermelon Salsa
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, February 10, 2011
Oftentimes, we go to great caloric lengths to cool down, whether it’s slurping down a fluorescent margarita by the pool or downing a teetering ice cream cone. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
If there’s anything that melon’s good for, it’s cooling you down. And the refreshing capabilities of cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon go far beyond the category’s prominent presence in fruit salad. On the contrary, melon does wonders in a salad, adds creaminess to a cool soup or can be transformed into something entirely unexpected. Melon fettuccini, anyone? Unlike other ultra-tangy, sugary fruits, melon serves as a foundation for bigger things. Seriously, the options are endless.
by Dana Angelo White in Uncategorized, August 23, 2010
- Red peppers are one of 9 red fruits and veggies to eat now -- find out the other 8.
Each color contains different nutrients, so a rainbow-colored plate of fruits and veggies is likely a well-rounded, healthy one! In this occasional series, we explain what each color has to offer. We told you all about orange foods, and this month, in honor of Valentine’s Day and Heart Health month, we’ve got the scoop on red-hued eats.
Learn why you should eat more red foods »
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, August 5, 2010
- Grilled Watermelon Salad
Nothing says summer like biting into a wedge of juicy melon, from cantaloupe to watermelon to casaba. While simple snacking is tasty, we’ve got five more ways to devour this seasonal goodie.
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by Karen Ostergren in Uncategorized, August 8, 2009
- Watermelon-Feta Salad - Photo Courtesy Food Network Magazine
It’s a common myth that watermelon isn’t good for you. Despite a candy-like taste and high water content, it’s packed with nutrients.
Learn more, plus our favorite watermelon recipes »
by Toby Amidor in In Season, August 4, 2009
Last week, you (the readers) shared great tips on healthier chicken salad recipes and making baby food at home. This week: DIY frozen treats, the perfect cold brew and creative ways to dress up your watermelon.
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My dad and I have tried growing our own before, but they only made it to about the size of a grapefruit and ended up as food for garden critters. Because watermelon is one of my favorite summer fruits, I get my fix from ones grown by professionals now. Read up on the benefits of this melon and how to pick the perfect one.
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