Watermelon is 92 percent water, so it is a super hydrating food to eat on a hot summer day. It is also low in calories and contains high levels of vitamin A and C, lycopene, antioxidants, and amino acids. Watermelon is great food therapy for the prevention of kidney disorders, high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, impotence, heat stroke and macular degeneration. This recipe is paired with fresh mint, which helps to cool the body, relieve nausea, improve digestion and freshen your breath.
This recipe is great for a hot summer day, a day at the beach or a cookout. It is super simple to put together and makes a delish and refreshing side dish.
2 1/2 pounds of seedless watermelon, chopped
2 ripe avocados, chopped
2 limes, juiced
2 TBSP organic olive oil
2 TBSP balsamic vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
1/4 cup fresh chopped mint
1/4 cup feta cheese (optional, omit if dairy-free)
himalayan salt, to taste
Place chopped watermelon and avocados into a large bowl. Juice two limes over the watermelon and avocados and stir gently to combine. Drizzle olive oil and vinegar and stir in. Add salt to taste. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Add feta cheese and fresh mint and serve!