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With it’s sweet flavour, and beautiful bright colour, fresh melon can give you that happy summertime feeling all year long! Here are some great recipes to bring a smile to your face.

Honeydew Melon Popsicles


These honeydew melon popsicles are a refreshing treat for hot days. A squeeze of lime juice adds brightness to the sweet flavour of the melon.

Vegan Watermelon Jellies 


Photo Credit: It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken 

For a sweeter watermelon snack, try making these vegan watermelon jellies. The flavour of the fresh watermelon juice in these candies beats anything you can buy at the store.

Melon Caprese Skewers Melon Caprese Skewers

Photo Credit: What’s Gaby Cooking

These pretty melon caprese skewers are the perfect combination of sweet melon and salty meat, with a bit of creaminess from mozzarella cheese.

Prosciutto, Cantaloupe & Bocconcini Salad

Prosciutto Cantaloupe Salad

Photo Credit: Port and Fin

This refreshing melon salad gets sweetness from ripe cantaloupe, crunch from pumpkin seeds and salty bite from shredded prosciutto.

Honeydew Sherbet

Honeydew Melon Sherbet 

Photo Credit: Marla Meridith

This unique honeydew sherbet is a cooling dessert that’s sure to please. Tops with your favourite fruit, toasted coconut or just enjoy it as is!

Cantaloupe and Cream Popsicles

Cantaloupe and Cream Popsicles_PaintTheGown

Photo Credit: Paint the Gown Red

For another cool treat, try these cantaloupe and cream popsicles, with a hint of sweet vanilla flavour.

Honeydew Spritzers
Honeydew Spritzers

Photo Credit: Food Network Canada

These sparkling wine and honeydew melon spritzers are classy cocktails for your next dinner party!

Melon-infused Water

Melon cocktail

Make yourself a colourful, refreshing and low-calorie drink by infusing water with fresh melon!

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Photo Credit: A Sweet Pea Chef

We can’t talk about delicious frozen melon treats without including cantaloupe sorbet. This version has only 4 ingredients, and you don’t need an ice cream maker to make it!

Watermelon Cups with Cranberry Mascarpone
Watermelon Cups with Cranberry Mascarpone

Photo Credit: Cravings of a Lunatic

These creative watermelon bites are filled with creamy cranberry-studded mascarpone cheese!

Honeydew Lime Margaritas

Honeydew Lime Margaritas

Photo Credit: Girl Versus Dough

These refreshing honeydew margaritas are mixed with honeydew melon puree, fresh lime juice and, of course, tequila.

Pork Watermelon Kebabs

Pork Watermelon Kebabs

Photo Credit: watermelon.org

For something a little more savoury, try making these pork watermelon kebabs. The marinated pork is a tasty contrast to the sweetness of the fresh watermelon.

Cantaloupe Blueberry Lemon Parfaits

Canteloupe Blueberry Lemon Parfats

Photo Credit: Some the Wiser

These Cantaloupe Blueberry Lemon Parfaits celebrate nature’s candy by pairing sweet fruit with creamy yogurt.

Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl

Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl by Cravings of a Lunatic

Photo Credit: Cravings of a Lunatic

This cantaloupe breakfast bowl, with granola and toasted coconut, is another great way to start your day.

Watermelon & Cucumber Mojitos

Watermelon Cucumber Mojitos

Photo Credit: The Girl on Bloor

This gorgeous mojito gets its pretty pink colour from pureed watermelon. Fresh slices of cucumber make this drink extra refreshing.

Watermelon Chilli Salt Amuse Bouche

Watermelon Chili Salt Amuse-Bouche

Photo Credit: The Viet Vegan

Watermelon is delicious on its own, but it’s even better with a pinch of chilli salt! This watermelon chilli salt appetizer is incredibly simple to make and has a lot of flavour.

Fresh Melon Bruschetta

Cantaloupe Bruschetta

Photo Credit: Wisconsin from Scratch

This melon bruschetta recipe puts a creative spin on a traditional dish. Don’t be fooled by its simple appearance, ingredients like mint, cilantro, chile pepper, honey, and lime juice add a ton of flavour!


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