TASTY TUESDAY: Summer Salad in a Watermelon Bowl



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Say hello to SUMMER! The season of barbecues, cookouts and an endless amount of pool time. What better excuse than to snag that adorable new La Fleur swimsuit you've been dying to try! If you're a lover of shades of white, pink, black, blue - we've got a La Fleur suit just for you! And if you really want to give your friends something to talk about at your next summer pool party, we're showing you how you can create a refreshing Summer Salad in a Watermelon Bowl in just minutes! There really is no better combo.

Food guru Carrie of Walter Wellness shares how she adds a creative twist to her watermelon bowl by slicing up some avocados, cucumbers, cheese, and a pinch of mint. So simple and easy to make, you'll be able to throw this deliciousness together in no time! 

For more healthy recipes, be sure to follow Carrie on Instagram: @walderwellness

SUMMER SALAD IN A WATERMELON BOWL

Time: 10 minutes (not including chill time) | Serves: 2

INGREDIENTS

1 mini watermelon


1 avocado


1 English cucumber


¼ cup goat cheese or feta


handful of fresh mint


1 lemon


2 Tbsp olive oil


salt + pepper to taste


optional: 1 – 1.5 cups cooked quinoa

 

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Slice mini watermelon in half. Using a melon baller or a teaspoon, scoop out balls of watermelon and place in a small bowl.  Save watermelon rind for serving if desired.

    2. Roughly chop fresh mint, and dice cucumber and avocado. Add ingredients along with goat/feta cheese to the bowl with the watermelon. 

    3. Optional - add quinoa to make this salad a more filling meal.

    4. Toss ingredients with the olive oil and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.

    5. Serve salad in the watermelon rind for the perfect summer salad! Best when served cold.

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