A Juicy Fun Way To Take Your Vitamins

A Juicy,​ Fun Way To Take Your Vitamins
While kids want great taste,​ you want to​ give them the​ vitamins,​ minerals and​ fiber their growing bodies need. ​
Serve watermelon and​ you can both be happy.
Watermelon is​ a​ fun,​ nutritious way to​ make sure active kids dont get dehydrated; its 92 percent water. ​

A twocup serving of​ watermelon is​ an excellent source of​ vitamins A,​ B6 and​ C,​ and​ it​ provides 7 percent of​ the​ recommended daily value of​ potassium,​ with only 80 calories. ​

Watermelon is​ fatfree and​ also contains fiber. ​
Its beautiful red color comes from allnatural lycopene,​ an antioxidant that can help keep kids bodies healthy. ​

Watermelon can be eaten at ​ any meal,​ breakfast,​ lunch or​ dinner,​ and​ its a​ wonderful snack for the​ whole family. ​
Delicious on​ its own,​ watermelon is​ a​ fantastic ingredient in​ recipes,​ too. ​
Previously just a​ summertime treat,​ tasty watermelon is​ now available yearround.
A watermelon carving makes a​ great addition to​ a​ kids party buffet,​ and​ the​ birthday boy or​ girl can help make it. ​
The salad inside can be as​ simple as​ a​ mixture of​ blueberries,​ seedless green grapes and​ balls of​ watermelon,​ cantaloupe and​ honeydew melon. ​
Its colorful and​ kids love it.
Carving Instructions for Watermelon Fish
Slice 1/4 inch off the​ bottom lengthwise to​ provide a​ stable base. ​

With a​ melon baller,​ cut half circles over half the​ top of​ the​ watermelon in​ a​ rectangular shape,​ remove and​ set aside. ​
This piece will be used for the​ top fin and​ tail. ​

Scoop out the​ flesh.
Cut out the​ tail shape and​ the​ melon balled finpiece from the​ rectangular piece set aside earlier. ​
Attach the​ fin and​ tail with sturdy,​ round toothpicks.
Cut out eyes using a​ melon baller. ​
Trim around the​ outside of​ the​ eye socket,​ then place it​ back in,​ rind side out.
For the​ mouth,​ point a​ paring knife at ​ a​ downward angle above the​ stem and​ slice through 3 inches on​ either side of​ the​ stem,​ cutting through the​ rind. ​
Push out the​ mouth from the​ inside. ​
For the​ side fin,​ cut 3 cuts into the​ side using the​ melon baller to​ make the​ curves on​ the​ back of​ the​ fin. ​
Then slice straight cuts to​ form the​ top and​ bottom of​ the​ fin.

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