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11 Healthy & Refreshing Watermelon Recipes

Along with being amazingly refreshing, watermelon is a great source of nutrients, too.  This summer fruit is a whopping 92% water, making it a hydrating food.  Like tomatoes, watermelon gets it red color from lycopene, a powerful antioxidant and  anti-inflammatory that’s especially important for cardiovascular health . Watermelon also contains cytrolline, which our bodies convert to the amino acid arginine, which helps with blood flow, and contains other necessary nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium.  While its delicious right off the rind, these healthy recipes are a great way to mix up the way you get your watermelon fix.


Coconut Watermelon Rum Cocktail // A Bubbly Life

Made with coconut water, watermelon and lime, this rum cocktail is naturally hydrating.
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Fabulous Fish on The Grill

For a lean protein, fish is a great option.  It’s also high in Omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for a healthy heart and brain, plus are great for your skin and hair.  All the more reason to fire up the grill and try one of these healthy fish recipes. Continue reading

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Healthy Picnic Recipes

We’re all for dining al fresco this summer!  Pack up one (or some!) of these healthy, portable recipes for your next trip to the park or beach.


Tuna Couscous Salad // The Realistic Nutritionist

Elevate canned tuna with this make-ahead recipe featuring fresh summer radishes, greens, and chives.

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