It always seems to happen this way—we’re having fun outdoors, we’re getting a tan, we’re staying active and just loving the sun. Then, all of the sudden—it’s autumn. Sure, we love the fall season, but we want to get as much out of the warm summer months as we can.
To celebrate the end of another summer season in style, try these simple, delicious, and super healthy ice-cream free “pops” for your next dessert.
Try This: Your “Last-Ditch” Effort for a Homemade Summer Treat
Why We Love It
Watermelon is a sweet and delicious treat that’s loaded with great nutrients—Vitamin A, Vitamin C, potassium, antioxidants, and amnio acids to name a few. The unexpected and unusual flavor combination of sweet and savory will really satisfy your post-BBQ cravings. The fruit is also in season during the summer so you can count on it being fresh, affordable, and as nutritious as possible.
What You’ll Need
- 1 whole watermelon
- Chili powder
- Smoked paprika
- Sea salt flakes
- Cayenne powder, optional
Click here to follow the recipe in full and get step-by-step instructions. The great thing about this recipe is that it’s completely to taste—simply add the herbs in whatever amount and ratio you want, pending your preferences.
You will wow your end-of-summer house guests and dinner dates with this simple and unique presentation of the ubiquitious summertime fruit. Plus, these “pops” are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing your fitness and diet goals.
Love watermelon as much as we do? Try this recipe today and let us know how it goes!