5 Ways to Use Fresh Watermelon

Don't waste your watermelon!So you bought a watermelon for your Fourth of July celebration, but what do you do with the leftover melon after the kids have had their fun spitting seeds? Here’s five fun ways to enjoy watermelon besides just enjoying it plain.

  1. Make Agua Fresca

This Mexican fruit-infused water is a refreshing sipper for the hot summertime. Plus, it’s a healthier alternative to soda and premade fruit beverages. Watermelon Agua Fresca recipe.

  1. Toss in a salad

Fresh greens + watermelon + feta cheese + balsamic vinegar = 1 tasty salad

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  1. Top it with cheese

Combine fresh watermelon slices with goat cheese or feta cheese for a light snack.

Watermelon with Goat Cheese

  1. Freeze some pops

Watermelon is just the right ingredient for the ultimate refreshing summertime treat, popsicles.

Watermelon Popsicles

  1. Mix up some salsa

Toss cubed watermelon with chopped cucumber, honeydew, mango, jalapeño pepper and lime juice for a refreshing salsa that pairs perfects with chips or on fish tacos.

What’s your favorite way to enjoy watermelon? Let us know in the comments, or tag your photo on Instagram. Make sure to follow us on Instagram HERE.

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