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While summers are awaited by most, the sweltering heat often takes a toll on our health and mood. The best way to beat the heat is to stay hydrated, eat light and make use of the wide range of summery fruits and vegetables. From soothing coconut, garden fresh cucumbers, lemons, squash to the king of all fruits mango - summer stands for colourful seasonal produce that is enough to quench thirst and cool you down.
One of the best loved and most relished summer fruits would certainly be watermelon. Loaded with water, watermelon is so juicy that it is difficult to stop at the first bite. While most of us love this summer delight, we often run out of ideas to experiment with it. Presenting, a slideshow of some of the most innovative and fuss-free recipes. These are summer-inspired and showcase the myriad avatars of our favourite watermelon. From granita, slushie, smoothie to juice and ice lollies, get ready to be wowed by the delectable, refreshing brilliance of this ruby red summer fruit.
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Semi frozen and delicious. Watermelon and melon juice meet some ice to give you this refreshing treat.
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Watermelon Ice Lolly
Icy cool and rejuvenating
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Easy to make and oh so hydrating.
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Myriad ways to add watermelon to cool summer salads. This one combines feta cheese, olive oil, lettuce, pine nuts and honey.
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Throw in some watermelon pieces along with ginger, lemon, orange juice and lots of ice!
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Add some watermelon pieces to your favourite sorbet recipe and you're good to go.
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Team together watermelon pieces, cream, orange juice and beetroot. This soup is best enjoyed when chilled.