Happy National Watermelon Day! Whether it’s seedless, seeded, straight up cut, or skewered, watermelon is a summer staple. I could honestly eat watermelon just cut up every day during summer. Packed with Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Potassium, this sweet fruit is a must at cookouts, campsite, and all your other summertime activities. While it’s hard to be bored with watermelon, we have gathered up 9 Dietitian-approved recipes below to help you use up your leftovers and create a different take on this summer classic. Thank you to all the RD’s who shared their recipes, I’m excited to try every single one of these! Enjoy!



The Most Delicious Watermelon Gazpacho… Ever!

Danielle Omar, RD  Food Confidence

Watermelon Lemon Italian Ice

Jessica Penner, RD Smart Nutrition

Watermelon Strawberry Punch

Liz Weiss, RD  Liz’s Healthy Table

Watermelon Froze’

Emily Cooper, RD  Sinful Nutrition

Red, White, and Blue Vegan Watermelon Cake

Abbey Sharp, RD  Abby’s Kitchen

Grilled Watermelon and Avocado Salad

Abbey Sharp, RD  Abby’s Kitchen




Gluten-Free, Vegan Grilled Watermelon on a Stick

Abbey Sharp, RD  Abby’s Kitchen




Low-Calorie Tomato & Watermelon Gazpacho

Abbey Sharp, RD  Abby’s Kitchen

Watermelon, Blueberry, Radish Salad with Fresh Lime and Mint Vinaigrette

Marie Dittmer, RD  Healthy Ideas Place


Watermelon Salad with Soy Ginger Vinaigrette

Judy Barbe, RD, author of Your 6-Week Guide to LiveBest