I love watermelon!
How’s about you?
Have you ever seen a yellow, or orange watermelon? Shock of all shocks, they do exist, and they are tasty too.
Eating watermelon, and there are scads of ways to do so, I’m transported back to sitting on the steps with one or more of my foster sisters eating a big slice right off the truck.
Mr. Maroni from next door would always make sure every house in the neighborhood got first dibs on his yearly load.
So what if he charged us a $1.00. It was so worth it.
Now, I’m finding out that watermelons are also good for us.
Check out my latest *reblog* below for more on this.
You may not know a Mr. Maroni, and you probably won’t get your next watermelon for a $1.00.
Nor will I. Boo Hiss!
We will however get a delicious summer fruit, some say vegetable, that will give us lots of healthy benefits.
Let’s hydrate soon!!!
We can also recreate a favorite watermelon recipe, or whip up a cool, tasty watermelon drink.
I might do a frose or sangria myself this year.
Mr. Maroni would love that!
What’s your favorite “watermelony” eat or should I say treat???
In honor of National Watermelon Day on August 3, we’re paying homage to summer’s favorite melon by learning a little bit more about the fruit/vegetable (yes, it counts as both!). For example, every part of it is edible, even the seeds and the watermelon rind. And with that, it’s one of the healthiest and most hydrating things you can eat. Watermelon is named appropriately: one melon is 92 percent water, and is full of vitamins and minerals.
And as much as we love it in summer, watermelon is actually available year round. It is grown in warm places internationally from Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Arizona to Mexico, Guatemala, and even Egypt, making it available throughout the year. Here are some more some fun facts about watermelon that makes them as interesting as they are delicious.
1. THE REDDER, THE BETTER
The redder watermelon becomes, the higher the levels…
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