It’s Watermelon Time!
|June 11, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Agriculture, Cooking, Healthy Eating, In Stores, Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized|
It’s already June, which means watermelon season is upon us. Watermelon is a great value. Did you know you can feed up to three dozen people from just one watermelon? And watermelon is also healthy. A 2 cup serving of watermelon contains lots of of vitamins A, B6 and C, and serves as a good source of potassium.
Keep these tips in mind when picking out a watermelon from your local grocery store:
Look for a firm, symmetrical watermelon that is free from bruises, cuts or dents.
Lift it up. The watermelon should be heavy for its size.
Turn it over. The underside of the watermelon should have a creamy yellow spot from where it sat on the ground and ripened in the sun.
Watermelon is great just by itself, but try our Fresh from Florida recipe if you would like a different twist on one of favorite fruits. Enjoy!