8 Refreshing Watermelon Recipes For National Watermelon Day


Pick a watermelon slice today

Watermelon is surely one of summer’s favorite fruits. Today we celebrate the National Watermelon Day, so grab a slice or two of this absolutely refreshing fruit. Even though today is the National Watermelon Day, July is recognized as the National Watermelon Month. A fruit so delicious that it has both a month and a day dedicated to it. It is believed that watermelons originated in the Kalahari Desert of Africa. But they have come a long way from the ancient times, and is a widely enjoyed fruit.

Did you know that watermelons are 92% water. At the same time they are packed with nutrition, they hydrate and are low fat. It’s a great source of Vitamin A, C, B6, as well as antioxidants and potassium. There are around 300 different kinds of watermelon in the U.S. and Mexico. You can find red, pink, white, and yellow varieties in various sizes and shapes.

Enjoy more watermelon recipes

Surely watermelon is delicious on it’s own, as sliced fruit, and is a summer staple at cook outs and picnics. At the same time, it’s also a versatile ingredient, and can be enjoyed in many ways. Here’s our pick for some refreshing watermelon recipes.

Find these and more watermelon recipes on Recipebridge.

Posted by RecipeBridge Staff Writer August 3rd 2012
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