Can you believe it? We’re celebrating watermelon in January! Before you write us off as crazy, chew on this: watermelon is available year-round. That’s right, you can enjoy sweet, juicy watermelon throughout the year. During the winter, look for mini-sized melons or watermelon in the pre-cut aisle.
Plus, watermelon is the perfect food to help you glide into the new year and more mindful eating: it’s 92% water, which means you can fill up without filling out. Full of Vitamins A, B6 and C, plus a hefty dose of lycopene, watermelon is a multi-vitamin unto itself.
Today, we’ve teamed up with watermelon and six adventurous food bloggers, who have created a sumptuous menu highlighting this delicious fruit. Plus, we’re hosting a Twitter party where you can win fun watermelon prizes! Be sure to read each of the six posts listed below, as they each contain a special “watermelon fact” that will help you win prizes during the Twitter Party!
Amuse Bouche: Watermelon, Blue Cheese and Honey Bites
from Sandy of The Reluctant Entertainer
Cocktail: Agave Watermelon Lime Vodka-Tini
from Stephanie of The Culinary Life
Salad: Stacked Watermelon Salad
from Joanne of Fifteen Spatulas
Appetizer: Watermelon Pistachio Salsa
from Tiffany of The Gracious Pantry
Entrée: Grilled Lamb Skewers with Watermelon and Mango and Watermelon Gastrique
from Christo of A Little Bit of Christo
Dessert: Sparkling Watermelon Bubbles
from Amy of U Try.It
Join Kitchen PLAY, the National Watermelon Promotion Board and some of your favorite food bloggers for a Twitter Party on January 22 at 7 PM ET. We’ll be chatting about this tasty, nutritious and versatile fruit, and testing our watermelon knowledge. You’ll also be eligible to win great watermelon prizes, so RSVP for the Twitter Party here!
Also, beginning today, read all 6 posts sponsored by watermelon for clues. Each post contains a “watermelon fact” that may appear as a trivia question during the Twitter Party.
Tuesday, January 22
7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PST
Follow the hashtag #All4Watermelon
Tweet with you then!