Watermelon: Enjoy It All Year Long - 30 Easy Watermelon Recipes from Mr. Food Free eCookbook
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Watermelon conjures up memories of lazy summer days, picnics in the park, and backyard bashes, but now that watermelon is available all year long, we can always enjoy its summer-fresh taste!
If you're wild about watermelon's refreshing sweet flavor, you'll be glad to learn that heart-healthy watermelon wears a lot of tasty hats that go beyond simply juicy slices that we can sink our teeth into. Brought to you by Mr. Food, our Official 2011 National Watermelon Promotion Board free eCookbook has loads of exciting watermelon recipes that you can enjoy for every meal of the day!
The best part? Watermelon has no fat or cholesterol and is an excellent source of vitamins A, B6 and C, plus it contains fiber and potassium, so you can enjoy it with less guilt. So what are you waiting for? Pick up some watermelon and make mealtime memories with it, 'cause every one of our watermelon recipes is an…"OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!®"
Benedict Watermelon — Don't be fooled by the name. Benedict Watermelon is a refreshing watermelon and yogurt salad combo that looks like a classic Eggs Benedict. Maybe serve it on the side for an eye-catching fruit salad to go with any of your breakfast favorites. (Page 9)
Watermelon Stacked Breakfast Pancakes — Your gang will flip over our Watermelon Stacked Breakfast Pancakes! Instead of the same old boring bananas and berries, wake 'em up with layers of fluffy pancakes topped with minced sweet watermelon and drizzled with warm maple syrup. Yum! (Page 10)
Blue Watermelon Walnut Salad — Blue Watermelon Walnut Salad is a healthy salad that tastes awesome! A bed of fresh baby greens tossed with crunchy walnuts, crumbled blue cheese and an exciting array of fresh fruit, including lycopene-rich watermelon, makes it easy to eat smart. (Page 12)
Minced Pork and Watermelon Lettuce Wraps — Lettuce wraps are all the rage at Asian restaurants. Make your own at home with our easy recipe for Minced Pork and Watermelon Lettuce Wraps. The minced watermelon adds a novel and refreshing flavor to this healthy and flavorful favorite. (Page 14)
Cajun Chicken with Watermelon Mint Salsa — Mmm! Spicy blackened Cajun-style chicken is topped off with a refreshing palate-cleansing Watermelon Mint Salsa. Sounds fancy, but this easy chicken skillet dish and watermelon topper is truly a match of tastes made in heaven. (Page 18)
Kung Pao Watermelon Shrimp — A twist on a classic wok favorite, peanutty Kung Pao Shrimp is brightened by chunks of chopped watermelon to add flavorful excitement. This easy Asian stir fry can be ready in minutes. (Page 20)
Carrot Pistachio Watermelon Salad — This trio of healthy super food powerhouses makes for one crunchy and refreshing fruit salad. Our Carrot Pistachio Watermelon Salad recipe will surely wake up your taste buds. (Page 23)
Grilled Spicy Watermelon — Transform watermelon from sweet to savory with this mouthwatering Thai-inspired sauce. Watermelon wedges are grilled until caramelized, drizzled with garlic chili sauce, and garnished with cilantro. (Page 24)
Red, White and Blue Watermelon Sundaes — Our no-ice-cream-required Red, White and Blue Sundaes are filled with scoops of healthy watermelon and blueberries topped with dollops of whipped topping. They're sure to be a hit for any of your summer gatherings. (Page 28)
Watermelon Almond Tart — If you love pies and tarts but those bakery-style crusts love your waistline too much, we have the answer! Our light and flavorful Watermelon Almond Tart recipe is chock-full of a load of healthier ingredients. Indulge and enjoy. (Page 34)
Watermelon Daiquiri — Frozen fruit daiquiris shout party time! Our Watermelon Daiquiri recipe is a great way to use a whole watermelon when were expecting a crowd. This sweet adult beverage can be served minus the alcohol as a slushy if we want to make it kid-friendly. (Page 39)
Watermelon Lemonade — Luscious and rich tasting, our easy blender Watermelon Lemonade recipe is sure to quench even the biggest thirst. Chunks of seedless watermelon make for an exciting flavor option for this favorite summer sipper. (Page 40)
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