7 Healthy Watermelon Recipes To Add to Your Summer Menu

Comprised of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, watermelon is also the perfectly sweet, totally refreshing and hydrating fruit essential for surviving the relentless summer sun. To maximize the fruits’ seasonality, here are 7  healthy watermelon recipes to add to your summer menu courtesy of WTRMLN WTR.

Disclaimer this is a partnered post with WTRMLN WTR

WTRMLN Chai Melon

 

Soup + Salsa: by adding the nutrient dense and refreshing WTRMLN WTR to any soup or salsa, get more health benefits in your dish without compromising the taste.

Thai Ginger Coconut Soup

WTRMLN WTR Thai Soup
WTRMLN WTR Thai Soup
  • 2 Bottles WTRMLN WTR
  • 4 oz Crab or Lobster Meat
  • 10 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Stalk of Lemon Grass
  • 2 Chopped Shallots
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Garlic
  • 1 Hot Red Thai Chile
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Shredded Coconut
  • 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
  • Salt to Taste
  • Seafood Salad Garnish
  • 8 oz Crab or Lobster Meat
  • 2 oz Chopped Cilantro or Thai Basil
  • 1 oz Chopped Chives
  • 1 Tablespoon Aromatic Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper

Preparation

For the Soup, heat pan with olive oil, and cook ginger, lemongrass, garlic, and shallots until clear. Add tomatoes and Thai Chile, then cook for 35 more minutes on medium heat. Add crab, Lime Juice, Coconut, WTRMLN WTR. Blend thoroughly after removing Lemongrass from the soup. Season to taste with salt.

Strain and garnish with salad, a drizzle of olive oil, and cracked pepper.


Salsa

WTRMLN WTR + WHOLE FOODS’ Watermelon and Mango Salsa

  • 2 ½ cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup diced mango
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime juiced ½ teaspoon salt, or more to taste

Smoothies + Drinks:  similar to meals add WTRMLN WTR to smoothies and drinks for an added punch of nutrition without compromising the taste.

WTRMLN Strawberry Chia Smoothie

WTRMLN Strawberry Chia Smoothie
WTRMLN Strawberry Chia Smoothie
  • 1 bottle WTRMLN WTR
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ frozen banana
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 Tsbp chia seeds

Directions: Add all ingredients to a blender and blend.


WTRMLN Green Smoothie

  • 1 bottle WTRMLN WTR
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 pinch raw date
  • 1 handful of ice
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries

Directions: Add all ingredients to a blender and blend.


Drinks

Blackberry WTRMLN Spice

WTRMLN WTR Melonita

  • 4 oz WTRMLN WTR
  • 4 oz Blackberries
  • 1 TSP Cilantro
  • 2 Lime Wedges
  • 2 Drops of Vanilla Extract
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ Oz Grand Marnier or Triple Sec
  • 2 oz Mezcal
  • Dash of All spice Dram or Sprinkle of Allspice to Finish

Directions: Muddle blackberries, cilantro, lime and vanilla together. Mix remainder of Cocktail Except Allspice Component, Shake & Strain over ice in a large glass. Finish with Allspice dram or small sprinkle of ground All spice.


WTRMLN Chai Melon

  • 1 oz brewed chai tea and chilled
  • 2 oz Rye Whiskey

Directions: Serve over ice, Top with WTRMLN WTR and garnish with a dash of bitters.


Melonita

  • ½ Lime
  • Several Basil Leaves
  • 1 tsp Coconut Sugar
  • 0.25 oz St. Germain
  • 0.25 oz Cointreau
  • 1.5 oz Blanco Tequila
  • WTRMLN WTR to top
  • Salt Mix (2 parts Black Salt, 1 part Lime Zest, 2 parts Tajin Spice, 1 part Coconut Sugar)

Preparation: Muddle and strain Lime, Basil, & Coconut Sugar. Salt the rim of a margarita glass, then strain cocktail over ice and garnish with Basil & Lime.

Alyssa Holder

Alyssa is passionate about donuts, burpees, listening to the stories of the people who devote their time to fill our stomachs and exploring. She spends most of her time balancing her love for sugary, carb heavenly goods and fitness trends.She is currently working at the empowering fitness community Lucille Roberts as their Social Media Manager

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