9 Ways To Stay Refreshed On National Watermelon Day

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It's August, you're hot and watermelons are ripe for the picking and exactly what you need right now. This luscious fruit is, of course, great solo, but it's even better blended into a refreshing cocktail. Plus, it's packed with vitamins C and A, so consider it good for your health to indulge.

From cocktails to salads to pizza, here are nine ways to celebrate National Watermelon Day.

Work on Your Slush Fund
Try this recipe: Frozen Fruit Wine Slushie

Channel Beyoncé
Try this recipe: Watermelon Lemonade


Pickle This!
Try this recipe: Pickled Watermelon Rind

Turn a Slice into Salad
Try this recipe: Tomato Salad with Watermelon, Ricotta and Raspberries 

Get Ready to Salsa
Try this recipe: Grilled Chicken with Watermelon Salsa 

Spice Things Up
Try this recipe: Spicy Watermelon Cocktail

. . . And Then Cool Off
Try this recipe: Boozy Watermelon-Lime-Mint Popsicles  

Have a Pizza Party


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