National Watermelon Day

Despite watermelon being almost 92% water, it’s loved by many and a perfect snack for the summer. But what many don’t know is, watermelon actually has health benefits!

Watermelon is:

  • a low-calorie food, with only 46 calories per cup
  • a high in Vitamin C (21% of the daily intake) and Vitamin A (185 of the daily intake)
  • able to help lower blood pressure

With these benefits, watermelon is a perfect snack to keep on hand. But it doesn’t have to be just a snack. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with this delicious recipe! Enjoy!

Watermelon Salad


  • 1 cup Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 cup watermelon
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 6oz. chicken breast, cooked (can be swapped for vegetarian or vegan alternative)
  • Balsamic Glaze, for drizzle

In a bowl, add spinach, watermelon, feta cheese and chicken. Repeat the process by adding layers. The trick to a good salad is to repeat the layers so you get to enjoy all the individual flavors. Once your salad is complete, add the Balsamic Glaze and enjoy! Voila!

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