Seeded Watermelons Are The Best

Nothing says summer like a big plate full of watermelon slices. When it’s too hot to take a break from running through the sprinkler, a slice of watermelon serves as the perfect snack for grown-ups and kids alike. I’ve rediscovered watermelon recently and am gravitating toward the seeded varieties. They pack so much more flavor! And my kids are finally old enough to handle a good ol’ seed spittin’ contest.

I found a Sweet Baby (solid green on the outside) and a Yellow (striped on the outside) watermelon at a farm stand.  Here’s the Sweet Baby:

And here’s the Yellow:

And here are the slices before we devoured them:

They were both delicious. I think the Sweet Baby was a little bit sweeter, but I’m a sucker for the color red.

Frozen Fruit

I believe the picture says it all (red grapes and watermelon on a stick). Leave in the freezer for at least 3-4 hours. Thanks to Janet for the idea.

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Note for Young Ones:
As far as toddler safety goes, the grapes did not freeze solid during my experiment so they would be fine peeled and cut to the size your child prefers. The watermelon freezes very well and eats a lot like a popsicle at first. If your child is coordinated enough to hold on to the popsicle stick, it should work out well.

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