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What says summer better than Melons! Low in calories, it’s sweet, tasty and versatile. Here’s all you need to know about melons!
Melons are fruit. More specifically a berry (although some are considered vegetables). They are a part of a cucuribatacae with edible fruit.
There are several varieties of Melon includes watermelon (summer fruit), winter melon, cantaloupe, canary melon, honeydew, sugarmelon and bitter melon.
To grow Melons, they need hot, sunny locations with well drained and fertile soil. The seeds germinate between 70 and 90 degrees. They need infrequent, but deep watering. They also need mulch and weeding.
Melons are full of potassium and low in calories. They contain almost no fat or saturated fat. They are an excellent source of Vitamins C & A.
Lime Pressed Watermelon with Basil Water
With 46 calories, this water is full of Vitamin C to quench your thirst. The Basil adds fresh flavor to this water.
Proscuitto and Melon Salad
This salad is light, sweet and savory. It has lemons, white vine vinegar, dijon mustard, salt and pepper, garlic, olive oil, cantaloupe, mint, prosciuitto. Top with Parmesan-Reggiano cheese. This is only 357 calories.
Summer Melon with Fig and Proscuitto
Salty and sweet. These flavors pair up beautifully. It has figs, a sharly melon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, argula and more.
Watermelon Heirloom Tomato and Feta Salad
Chock full of Vitamin C this salad is perfect. It contains olive oil, kosher salt, herbs, lemons, heirloom tomatoe, red onions, seedless watermelon and feta cheese. Oh, by the way, this is 133 calories. You’re welcome!
This dessert is 100 calories. It’s a pretty peach color, sweet and delicious dessert. It has lemon juice, cantaloupe, water, unflavored gelatin and calorie-free sweetner.
Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast with Watermelon Salsa
Spicy and sweet. The sweetness of the watermelon and mango complements the spicy chicken. Delicious