Today, August 3rd, is Watermelon Day, and that’s why we have of course collected some good and simple recipes with the super tasty ingredient.
Yes, watermelon has a day of its own and we’re not complaining about having yet another reason to eat more of it. In salad, in drinks, on pizza – watermelon is so good that it works with almost everything. Below you will find 13 delicious and super easy recipes to whip up today!
Did you know that you can (and even should) eat watermelon rind? Namely, it has lots of good properties that are good for you. Just make sure to wash it thoroughly before eating it.
- You get a lot of fiber and amino acids that keep you full and make you feel good.
- The shell contains the amino acid citrulline, which can have a performance-enhancing effect during exercise.
- Citrulline is also said to increase appetite and can improve circulation.
- It is easy to ingest! Put whole slices of watermelon (including the peel) in the blender the next time you make a juice or smoothie! Or throw together a good watermelon salad, yes with peel and all!
How to find the perfect watermelon
Shiny (not scratched)
White spot (tasteless)
Elongated shape (watery)
Green stem (not ripe)
Smaller webbing (between)