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Two New Favorite Watermelon Recipes

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Two New Favorite Watermelon Recipes

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How cute is my hubby in the reflection of my glasses??

I know – how cute are these watermelon earrings and choker set by sisters Kaitlyn and Skylar Dickerson from ‘Lilshopofours’ on Instagram and Facebook? Sooo cute! These bad-ass boss ladies in Orlando, Florida, make the most whimsical custom jewelry pieces you’ll ever see, and I couldn’t help but include them in my quickie post about my two new favorite watermelon recipes.

And they’re not just about watermelon, either! These gifted ladies create gorgeous jewelry. If you can think something up, chances are they have thought of it too! Check them out for their fun, frivolous, fab pieces, but first, watermelon! Yum!

Give Me, All the Watermelon, Please!

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I love the long warm days of summer. OK, let me rephrase that – I love what the long summer days bring – more daylight hours, cute summer dresses, vacations, and of course, the food! Of course, nothing’s better than summer BBQs, complete with favorite summer dishes and one of my favorite fruits – watermelon!

You may recall my watermelon post last year, where I talked about the numerous health benefits of this fab fruit, along with ways watermelon can be grown and enjoyed all year long! And, of course, I shared some fave recipes.

This summer, I wanted to put a fresh spin on that post and add some more favorite watermelon recipes to your list! These recipes come from two innovative chefs/bloggers, so try them out and give them a holler! I think they will quickly become favorites with your friends and family, as they have with mine!

Watermelon Kiwi Pops

watermelon kiwi pops

Yup – what a combo, right? Fabulous! This is a healthy, refreshing recipe by Matt Robinson, a husband (to the gorgeous and equally talented bakersroyale), father to three hungry boys, and baseball coach, and he has some fantastic recipes on his blog, ‘Real Food by Dad .’ The designated weeknight cook shares easy-to-make everyday meals, snacks, and desserts that will please every member of your fam.

Click here for Matt’s yummy watermelon kiwi pops.

Chili Lime Watermelon Salad

watermelon chili lime salad

Who would have thought that chili and lime would go with watermelon but Jessica from ‘How Sweet Eats’ raved about the flavors. So when I tried her recipe, I got it immediately!

The 3x bestselling author creates all sorts of recipes from comfort foods and yummy desserts to cocktails and mocktails. Her love of food shines through in every recipe and her creations have been a hit on my dinner table. Check out Jessica’s two cookbooks. Fabulous!

Click here for the recipe for Chili Lime Watermelon Salad.

And That’s It, My Friends!

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And that’s it! Two delish recipes I discovered this year. Let me know if you make them!

Of course, there’s always my famous trifle recipe – so if you want something to go along with those watermelon treats, here you go! Have a fabulous Fourth of July weekend and enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Michele
    July 5, 2022 at 10:29 am

    Such a cute post Gwen! Your watermelon earring and necklace are so fun! The ice pops and salad look absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing xo, Michele

  • Reply
    Jess
    July 5, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    Love the jewelry! Such cute earrings! I love watermelon especially when cold! Both recipes look yummy and I’ll have to dig up the muddled martini I mentioned😉 Glad you enjoyed the 4th!
    Jess xx

  • Reply
    Nancy Weiss
    July 7, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    I love eating watermelon salad I need to try this recipe you shared because chili lime with sweet watermelon sounds very delicious. And I love the earrings on you too!

  • Reply
    MelAnn Morales
    July 8, 2022 at 4:56 pm

    I will try that watermelon salad –
    Looks delicious!!! Thanks for sharing!

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    zoritoler imol
    July 24, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    Howdy are using WordPress for your blog platform? I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and set up my own. Do you need any html coding expertise to make your own blog? Any help would be really appreciated!

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