Watermelon Summer Salad

22 June 2018 | 2 Comments

Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any old salad. Watermelon salad? Yes please. As you might expect given its name, watermelon is excellent for hydration in the summer months. But it’s more than just water (92% don’t you know?) and sugar. A…

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Watermelon Summer Salad

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Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any…

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