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Wow your kids with watermelons

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Wow your kids with watermelons

photo-122 photo-131 It is the season of watermelons…

 

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Juicy watermelons are packed with goodness of antioxidants. Research has shown that watermelons boost heart health and are an excellent source of vitamins A , C, B6 and potassium. Here are some watermelon treats for kids.

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Watermelon Pops

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Cut triangular watermelon slices.

Remove seeds and insert a stick.

Chill for at least one hour in the fridge.

Watermelon Star and Heart Pops

Use a star cookie cutter/heart shape cutter to cut out shapes Insert a popsicle stick Freeze for at least an hour.

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Minted Watermelon Popsicle

Ingredients

1 watermelon

2 tablespoon sugar

Sliced fresh strawberries

Some chopped mint leaves

Directions

In a blender, puree watermelon along with sugar and mint leaves and pour into popsicle molds . Drop in sliced fruit, insert caps and place in freezer.

You can also use ice-cube trays and insert popsicle sticks halfway through freezing.

Serve when frozen.

Fresh Watermelon Juice

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Chop watermelon into slices after removing the green portion.

Add a little water, sugar, salt, pepper and dried mint powder and puree in a blender. You can also add finely grated ginger if you like.

Pass the juice through a mesh strainer to remove the seeds.

Add some fresh lemon juice and stir well.

Decorate with a sprig of fresh mint and serve chilled with ice cubes.

Click here to read more on the health benefits of watermelon.

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Full time granny, arts enthusiast, compulsive baker and a freelance writer! Practically a nomad, living out of my suitcase literally! Based in Kuwait, New Delhi, and San Diego!

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