Watermelon has always been a summertime treat. I used to love watermelon so much that I would eat to the core and the bottom was completely white. My mom would bring home a watermelon for us to eat and we just loved it. The seeds were something that we had to avoid but we didn’t mind, the watermelon tasted so good. Watermelon in fruit salads is something we would try every once in a while. Below are my top recipes for making Fruit Salads with Watermelon.
Fork Knife Swoon has the Berry Watermelon Fruit Salad
Delicious fruits really make this a hit. Watermelon, Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Cherries, Blackberries. Mix these all together and you will be very happy . Click the link below for more
Food.com has the Watermelon and Fruit Salad
Here they use the watermelon as the bowl. You might have the tendency to scrap the bottom of the watermelon bowl. The salad looks good with other fruits, blueberries, honeydew and raspberries
Carlsbad Cravings has the Strawberry Melon Fruit Salad with Creamy Citrus Glaze.
When you dice all of the ingredients together and chop them up small, this salad looks spectacular. Wait until you poor the delicious glaze over all of those incredible fruits.
Let’s dish has a Melon Berry Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing
The way the fruit is cut, the salad look amazing. What I like about this salad is that the Watermelon is shaped in balls.
Live at Learn has this Watermelon Berry Fruit Salad
One of the ingredients that stood out to me is the greek yogurt that makes up the dressing. She also adds some orange zest in the mix as well
Chew out Loud has this Watermelon Salad Recipe.
What I like here is that watermelon is the dominant fruit. This recipe requires 5 cups of watermelon. They also put yellow grapes and cherries as well in the salad
Yay For Food has the Watermelon Berry Summer Salad.
What stands out for me here is the fresh mint that is spread allthrough the salad. The Watermelon is mixed evenly with delicious strawberries and blueberries to make this a summer favorite.
The Kitchn has the Sweet and Salty Watermelon Fruit Salad
What makes this salad unique is the feta crumbles on top. This salad also has something different and that is the watermelon also has cucumbers in the salad as well. This provides an interesting taste.
Sugar Free Mom has the Watermelon Cantaloupe Berry Mint Salad with Honey Vinaigrette
What I like about this Salad is that the Watermelon and the cantaloupe are shaped into balls. The blueberries and this salad is dashing with color. The fruit is placed inside a watermelon shell.
Aberdeens Kitchen has the Berry Watermelon Dragon Fruit Salad.
What stands out for me in this salad in the dragon fruit. The Watermelon is mixed in with the dragon fruit as well as mouthwatering strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. An all-star line up of fruit sure makes this delicious
Know Your Produce has the Watermelon Salad with Cucumber and Mint
The cucumber chunks is what is different with this salad. What I like is that the fruit is mixed with fresh lime juice. It’s not the only salad to be mixed with Juice but this would go well with the Watermelon and the other fruit that is mixed in
The Harvest Kitchen has the Melon Salad with Honey Lime Dressing
This salad provides a good mixture of all three melons, watermelon, canteloupe and honeydew. They are cut in chunks and covered with fresh mint to make this look attractive
Taste.com has the Cherry Watermelon Salad
This salad screams red. The Watermelon is evenly mixed with cherries that are cut in half, and the watermelon has a unique look. The are cut into triangles. This is one salad you would love to try especially if you are in a cherry mood
What I like about this salad is that it is easy to make. If you like grapes this one salad you might want to try. The grapes are placed along the edges of the bowl making the watermelon really stand out
FAQs About Watermelon
It is suggested not to eat watermelon at night immediately before bed.
Watermelon is slightly acidic and if consumed at night time, it may delay the digestion process when your body is ininactive
Studies suggest that watermelon should not be comined with water or any other food as the fruit’s nutrients can slow down the digestion process with leads to acidity. Therefore it is best not to drink water after immediately eating any kind of melon
Is watermelon sweet or sour?
Watermelon is considered sweet, it is conusmed a lot in the summer, usually as fresh slices and diced in mixed fruit salads as a juice.
Watermelon juice can be combined with other fruit juices and made into a wine. The seeds have a nutty flavor that can be either roasted or dried. Or ground into flour.
What does Watermelon taste like when bad?
Watermelon can become slimy and mushy. It’s a good idea to smell the watermelon before you cut into it.
A healty, edible watermelon should have a nice smell that is sweet and fresh.
If the watermelon smells tangy or sour, it has gone bad and should be thrown away.
You want to avoid slimy melon that is discolored, fuzzy or smells weird.
The melon can still be bad even if the sealed container has prevented the fruit from getting slimy or moldy.
Is it safe to eat watermelon seeds?
There should be no fear in accidentially consuming watermelon seeds. They are considered safe to eat.
One article indicated that Watermelon seeds are one of the most nutrient dense seeds.
The seeds have a rich source of protein, vitamins, omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.
The seeds are high in calories