NL Watermelon Salad: A Gut-Loving and Hydrating Summer Fruit

Watermelon is a delicious and nutritious summer fruit that is perfect for hydrating the body, detoxifying, and cleansing the entire system. It is also high in antioxidants and vitamins, and it can help to reduce inflammation, aid in weight loss, and boost the immune system.

Here are some ways to incorporate watermelon into your daily diet:

  • Juice the melon, including the rind, which is rich in natural sodium and chlorophyll.
  • Make a watermelon salad with other fresh fruits and vegetables, and add a source of protein, such as grilled chicken or tofu.
  • Slice up watermelon and serve it as a refreshing dessert.
  • Add watermelon to your smoothies.
  • Freeze watermelon cubes and use them in popsicles, slushies, or margaritas.

Here is a recipe for a delicious and nutritious watermelon salad:



This salad is refreshing served with a piece of grilled meat or over baby spinach or arugula.


  • 3 cups Cubed Watermelon
  • 1 Avocado, cubed
  • ¾ cup cubed Celery
  • 1 large Cucumber, cubed
  • ⅓ cup sliced Red Onion
  • Optional: Fresh herbs like chopped Basil


  • Step 1

    Combine the watermelon, celery, cucumber and red onion in a bowl. Allow it to marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Gently fold in the cubed avocado.

  • Step 3

    Enjoy this or add in your favorite herbs.

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