Tasty Watermelon Recipes to Beat the Heat

Looking to beat the heat this summer? Try these refreshing recipes
Watermelon recipes to beat the heat like this watermelon granita

Watermelon is the ultimate summer fruit and the perfect way to cool off on a hot day without blowing your entire diet. Here are some fun ways to change up this famous fruit and beat the heat.

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Watermelon Basil Granita

You can make granita with juice, fruit puree, coffee or even liquor, but fresh fruit — and the nutrients that come with it — gets our vote. Here, watermelon provides vitamin C and a phytonutrient with powerful antioxidant properties called lycopene.

Watermelon, Tomato and Herb Salad with Feta

This refreshing salad is perfect for picnics and cookouts. It takes advantage of two of summer’s best produce options – watermelon and tomatoes!

Watermelon Summer Slushie

Need to chill out? Try this homemade fresh fruit slushie — without all the added sugar or preservatives!

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