Recipe: Watermelon Summer Salad

watermelon salad recipe

Who doesn’t love diving into a crispy, juicy slice of watermelon when it’s hot outside? It’s fragrant, watery, and tempting. It makes summer sweet and refreshing! Due to its high water content of 92%, it will quench your thirst and gives you a sense of satiety for a longer period of time.

It’s a delectable way to satisfy your thirst, hunger, and a craving for something sweet. Low in calories, full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, watermelon can be added to your salads, smoothies, or desserts.

Beat the heat with this Watermelon Summer Salad recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups watermelon (cubed, seeded, and peeled)
  • 1/2 small red onion, cut in thin half-moon slices
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar (It acts as an appetite suppressant, boosts your metabolism, and reduces water retention.)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Directions:

 

  1. Chill melon before preparing, especially if it’s very ripe. Combine all ingredients gently.
  2. Enjoy!

Ilise "Baker Babe" Reilly

Ilise Reilly is the General Manager of Lucille Roberts Fifth Avenue, where she sees first hand the struggles and misconceptions members have with food and exercise. "Exercise burns calories, but if you don't change your eating habits, you will never lose weight!" is commonly heard in her discussions. A "foodie" herself, Ilise has been making over her favorite recipes for years, to make them more nutritional, and has used her love of both food and fitness to compile recipes the fuel the body. " Abs are made in the kitchen," she says, "and I want to help you get yours!"

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