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Strawberry Watermelon mint salad with citrus yogurt dressing

The salad is healthy and refreshing, and it is a good choice for people with diabetes. Watermelon is a nutritional powerhouse, and it provides many important nutrients such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, lycopene, and potassium.

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When the weather starts to warm up, there’s nothing more refreshing than a big bowl of Strawberry Watermelon Mint Salad. This delicious and healthy salad is perfect for a summer picnic or cookout. Not only does it taste great, but watermelon is also a nutritional powerhouse!

I love how refreshing watermelon can be – especially while the heat has crept up this summer. Anything that can give me an extra bit of hydration and is tasty is great in my book.

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Ingredients in Strawberry Watermelon Salad

For the salad:

  • 1 lb strawberries, washed/sliced
  • 4 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 2 sprigs of fresh mint

For the dressing:

  • 1 cup of plain greek yogurt
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

How to Make a Watermelon Salad

Mix greek yogurt, lemon juice, and honey.

Spread the yogurt mixture at the bottom of a bowl and sprinkle chia seeds over the top.

Arrange your watermelon cubes, and strawberries on top of the yogurt mixture.

Place your mint around the plate for garnish (and eating), and enjoy!

Why is Watermelon a good choice for people with diabetes?

Watermelon is a nutritional powerhouse! Not only does it taste great, but watermelon is also a great source of hydration. Here are some of the key nutrients that watermelon provides:

  • Watermelon is a good source of Vitamin A, which supports healthy skin and vision.
  • It is also a good source of Vitamin C, which is an important antioxidant that helps support the immune system.
  • Watermelon is a good source of lycopene, a phytonutrient linked to several health benefits, including heart health and cancer prevention.
  • Watermelon is also a good source of potassium, which is important for maintaining healthy blood pressure. So next time you’re looking for a refreshing and healthy snack or side dish, give watermelon a try! Strawberry Watermelon salad is a great way to enjoy the delicious taste of watermelon while getting some valuable nutrients at the same time.

So there you have it – a delicious and healthy summer salad that is perfect for any occasion. Get the recipe below, and make sure to leave a comment and a rating if you’ve given this recipe a try.

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Strawberry Watermelon mint salad with citrus yogurt dressing


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  • Author: Mila Clarke
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic
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The salad is healthy and refreshing and a good choice for people with diabetes. Watermelon is a nutritional powerhouse that provides many important nutrients such as vitamins A, C, lycopene, and potassium.


Ingredients

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For the salad:

  • 1 lb strawberries, washed/sliced
  • 4 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 2 sprigs of fresh mint

For the dressing:

  • 1 cup of plain greek yogurt
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds


Instructions

  1. Wash, rinse, and slice the tops off of your strawberries, and cut them into thin slices. 
  2. Cube your watermelon, reserving four cups, and save the rest for snacking later. 
  3. Mix together greek yogurt, lemon juice, and honey
  4. Spread the yogurt mixture at the bottom of a bowl and sprinkle chia seeds over the top. 
  5. Arrange your watermelon cubes and strawberries on top of the yogurt mixture. 
  6. Place your mint around the plate for garnish (and eating). 
  7. Enjoy
Summer Watermelon Salad Recipe with strawberries + mint | The Hangry Woman | The Hangry Woman

Notes

  • You can make this recipe ahead if you’d like, but it’s best enjoyed in the same day. 
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 92
  • Sugar: 11.2g
  • Sodium: 14.2mg
  • Fat: 2.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 4.6mg

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About Mila

Hi! I'm Mila.

I’m earning my Master’s degree in Applied nutrition.

I’m a journalist and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach living with  LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, a slow-progressing form of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes) I love food, travel, and my kitchen, and teaching you about diabetes self-management.

I’m here to help you live your best life possible diabetes by showing you how to create simple, blood-sugar friendly and delicious meals and tips on diabetes self-care.

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