Hot summer days is here and with that comes the abundance of fresh fruits. I love munching on fresh fruits and drinking fruit juice while basking in the sun. One of my favorite fruit is watermelon. I love the freshness, the sweetness and the versatility of this remarkable fruit. Watermelon is loaded with vitamins and fiber, and the best part is it’s even low calorie making it the perfect sweet treat for summer. Did you know that there are a lot of recipes that you can do with watermelon aside from just turning it into juice or smoothie? Well, yes you can grill it, make watermelon soup, turn it into a cake and more. I rounded up my favorite easy watermelon recipes for all of you, hope you can try some of it!
How to Cut Watermelon
Do you find it hard to cut watermelon? Make sure to watch my video below to learn the easiest way on how to cut watermelon
How to find good watermelon
Do you know how to buy a good watermelon? Ripe watermelons are sweet and has lots of juice. Here are some tips to keep in mind to make sure you know how to find a good watermelon.
1. Pick up the watermelon and weigh it, a good watermelon should feel heavy for its size. It should also have uniform shape.
2. Find the creamy yellow splotch. It tells you that the watermelon ripened on the vine.
3. Thump it! Ripe watermelons will have a deep hollow sound.
How to store watermelon
After you bought some good watermelons of course you want to make sure you store it properly so it lasts long and nothing goes to waste. My tip on how to store watermelon is for you to keep whole uncut watermelons at room temperature for up to 2 weeks. If you already cut it, make sure to wrap the cut part tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
Easy Watermelon Recipes
Fresh Watermelon Juice Recipes
Cooling down this summer is more fun with some fresh and refreshing drinks with watermelon. I love how few sips of watermelon juice can instantly reduce body heat, making you enjoy the warm weather more.
Watermelon Inspired Recipes
Well if you love watermelon but don’t have a fresh one on hand or you just want a watermelon designed treats for your parties then check out these watermelon recipes. They don’t have real watermelon but they look great and tastes great too!
Do you have easy watermelon recipes that you love? Please share it with us below in the comment section. I would love to try more awesome delicious watermelon recipes.