Watermelon Salad Recipe with Basil and Feta

This Watermelon Salad Recipe with Basil and Feta is a simple, refreshing summer side dish that you can whip up in only a few minutes. Sweet watermelon is the perfect balance for the tangy feta cheese and earthy basil. Creating Easy Summer Recipes with Seasonal Ingredients  Making summer salad recipes is easy to do with an abundance of produce in the grocery store. Eating seasonally is something I try to do whenever possible. It is healthier for us, reduces our carbon footprint, and saves a ton of money. It isn't always possible … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Ripe Watermelon for a Sweet and Juicy Treat!

The weather here in Georgia is warming up and the pool opens in just a few weeks. I am looking forward to BBQs, pool parties, and (of course) some fresh watermelon. Georgia actually grows a lot of watermelon down in the south of the state. Even though the fruit is local, I still need to know how to choose a ripe watermelon or it won't be as sweet and juicy as it should be. If you plan on picking up a whole watermelon this summer, make sure you follow these tips before you buy!How to Choose a Ripe Watermelon I am a huge believer of buying … [Read more...]

Easy Watermelon Mojitos with Fresh Mint

I made up a batch of these easy watermelon mojitos with fresh mint and I can honestly say that they are an absolutely divine summer cocktail recipe! The sweetness of the watermelon combined with refreshing mint to create the perfect summer drink!Summer Cocktail Inspiration What inspired my cocktail creation? I was out watering the garden and herb beds yesterday and realized that my mint is completely taking over the area I put it in. For those of you who grow herbs, you probably understand that if you so much as blink, your mint will … [Read more...]

Chocolate Dipped Watermelon Recipe to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Summer is almost here in Georgia, even though we are technically only a couple of weeks into May. With temperatures in the mid to upper 80s, this chocolate dipped watermelon recipe is my own personal introduction to summer snacking. I love hitting the farmer's markets on the weekends and once they start up the first week of June, I will be hunting down as many watermelon recipes as I can find. South Georgia offers an abundance of fresh watermelon throughout the entire summer and my kids will eat their weight in that succulent summer fruit! Dip … [Read more...]

Refreshing Watermelon Margaritas

Looking for the perfect summer cocktail recipe?  Have you considered refreshing watermelon margaritas?  Sweet watermelon, tart lime juice, and a nice kick of tequila!  This is the perfect poolside drink for a hot summer day!  Refreshing Watermelon Margaritas These watermelon margaritas are refreshing, with a kick!   With just 5 ingredients, this watermelon margarita is great for summer entertaining![mpprecipe-recipe:291]      … [Read more...]