Since 4th of July is next weekend, I thought I would share a recipe that is all about watermelon.
You can have this as a salad or dessert.
We make a quick dressing with "Simply Organic" garlic vinaigrette.
You should be able to get this at any supermarket or health food store.
A quick dressing recipe from Gwyneth Paltrow.
Apple Cider Vinaigrette
1 tbs. Dijon mustard
3 tbs. apple cider vinegar
2 tbs. maple syrup
1/2 cup olive oil
whisk together mustard, vinegar and maple syrup in a bowl.
slowly drizzle in olive oil.
season with salt and pepper.
It is important you use arugula because of its slightly bitter, peppery taste. Combined with
the sweet watermelon, it makes for a delicious blended flavor.
Here's a link to benefits of arugula: Food Facts.
Also some interesting facts about watermelon: Food Facts
Slice a chilled watermelon into 1-1/2" to 2" thick slices.
Cut into "steak-like" shapes.
Top with a hand full of Arugula, sunflower seeds or pine nuts.
Drizzle with a small amount of dressing.
Quick, refreshing and very nutritious.
Have a great week.
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