Sunday, September 11, 2011

Great Reasons To Eat Watermelon!

All About Watermelon
(with Strawberry Agua Fresca Recipe)
by Rosalee de la Forêt

Nothing quite says summer like a big slice of juicy ripe watermelon! Cooling and delicious this is the perfect summer food.

The first evidence we have of people eating watermelons goes all the way back to ancient Egypt, where watermelons were recorded in their hieroglyphics. By the 10th century, China was cultivating this luscious fruit. Today, Russia, the US, Iran and Turkey are the main producers of watermelon. You know a plant must be really good when it so effectively spreads across the world.

We can love and revere watermelon for taste alone, but did you know it’s also packed with nutrients?...For the rest of the article and the delicious recipe go here:

Now that you've read this eye-opening article and have learned all the different ways Watermelon is good for you, will you buy and eat it more often?  Will you make the Watermelon/Strawberry beverage?  It is delicious, refreshing and good for you!  Your kids will love it!  Please comment or email me your own Watermelon recipes and ideas!

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