Today is National Watermelon Day 2017, which is perfect for summer time. Watermelon is low in calories and sweet refresher. Check out our top picks for Watermelon recipes to celebrate National Watermelon Day.
Watermelon Gin and Tonic
Let’s get started with an alcoholic beverage like a gin and tonic, but with a twist. This recipe was created by blogger Vianney Rodriguez of Sweet Life Bake and it’s great for a party or even just kicking back. Partnering with Perrier, this five-ingredient drink is easy to put together. Click here for the recipe.
Watermelon & Blackberry Salad
Here’s a different take on a fruit salad by Jessica Pinney via Cooking With Janica. And, with only four ingredients, this is definitely an easy recipe to make. Try this as an appetizer, a dessert, a light lunch or even a snack.
How cool are these Watermelon Popsicles that look like actual pieces of watermelon? And, watermelon isn’t the only ingredient in this popsicle recipe. The recipe includes kiwi, chocolate chips, coconut milk and a few other items. Click here to check out how to make and freeze these ice pops.
Watermelon Peach & Cucumber Salad
This cute dish idea is healthy, delicious and impressive to look at. Click here to check out the recipe via Handmade in the Heartland.
For those interested in freebies, if there is a Tropical Smoothie Cafe near you, it is offering guests who purchase a full-size wrap, salad, sandwich or flatbread through their Tropical Rewards App will receive a FREE Watermelon Mojito Smoothie. Smoothies can be redeemed on National Watermelon Day today through August 8, 2017.