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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…



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.


Watermelon Pops


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.


Minted Watermelon Popsicle


1 watermelon

2 tablespoon sugar

Sliced fresh strawberries

Some chopped mint leaves


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


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.


About spicerack

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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