This Perfect Pomegranate Watermelon Salad Will Be Your Summer Favorite

This Perfect Pomegranate Watermelon Salad Will Be Your Summer Favorite

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

I don’t need much in life to be happy.

Just hand me a spoon and a freshly cracked open watermelon and I’ll eat to my heart’s content.

The juiciness.

The sweetness.

The bright and cheery colors.

What is there NOT to love about watermelon?!

You can easily transform watermelon into the PERFECT summer salad by adding a few fresh and tasty ingredients…

Check it out below - YUM!

Health Benefits Of Pomegranate Watermelon Salad

Watermelon

  • 92% of watermelon is made of water
    • Could be twice as more effective at hydrating the body than water (according to a study in West Africa)
  • Contains electrolytes: sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium
  • Helps your body become alkalized
  • Has diuretic effects, which eliminate toxins
  • Contains a lot of citrulline, which removes ammonia from your body
  • Helps regulate blood flow and reduces inflammation

Pomegranate

  • Rich in vitamin C, potassium and fiber
  • Loaded with powerful antioxidants
  • Has potent anti inflammatory properties
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Helps fight arthritis and joint pain
  • Beneficial against bacterial and fungal infections
  • A delicious ingredient in Organifi Red Juice Powder

Mint

  • Promotes digestion
  • A natural stimulant that gives your brain an energizing boost
    • Can improve the activity of your brain
  • Has a cooling and soothing effect
  • Is an excellent smoothie ingredient, which is why we included it in Organifi Green Juice Powder

Lime

  • Helps with the digestion of food
  • Protects your eyes from aging and infection
  • Rejuvenates skin
  • Prevents heart disease

Pomegranate Watermelon Salad

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of cubed watermelon
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3 tbsp fresh mint leaves (sliced thinly)
  • Juice of 1 lime

Options add-ins:

  • Feta cheese
  • Balsamic vinegar

Instructions:

1. Prepare your pomegranate seeds by gently opening the pomegranate and removing them.
2. In a large bowl, place the watermelon, pomegranate seeds and mint.
    • Cover the bowl with a lid or wrap and place it in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
    3. To Serve:
      • Remove from the refrigerator and pour the lime juice (and additional ingredients if using) into the bowl.
      • Toss carefully to mix.

      This chilled salad is the perfect choice on a hot summer day.

      Not only will it keep you hydrated while playing outdoors, but it’s light and refreshing flavors will energize you for all of your fun outdoor activities.

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      About The Author

      Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.




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