Watermelon Rind

By | 2017-10-29T15:41:30+00:00 July 30th, 2012|Nutrition|


We usually throw out the hard green rind of the juicy watermelon, but did you know that the watermelon rind has many nutritional and remedy benefits? This wasted food can do good things for your body.  Also, using it will cut down on your garbage helping the environment. […]

How to Grow Watermelons

By | 2017-10-29T15:41:32+00:00 July 15th, 2012|Gardening|

 how to grow watemelons

Diana has inspired me to grow watermelons.  It turns out they are not as hard as I would have thought.

I’ll let you know how it turns out!

1. Plan and Prepare:

Living in Canada I can’t realistically grow at 40b watermelon but I can try a 4 lb. miniature type that will mature in 40-60 days. […]

Watermelon Soup

By | 2017-10-29T15:41:32+00:00 July 15th, 2012|Recipes, Soup|

This is a very simple cool soup for one of those ‘hot’ days.


  • 4 cups cubed seeded watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • Few drops of stevia (optional)


  1. Blend watermelon, lemon juice, 1 Tbsp mint, and stevia in a blender until smooth.
  2. Sprinkle chopped mint on top of bowls of soup.

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Watermelon Popsicles 

Watermelon Juice

Note:  All the tasty recipes at Real Food For Life are vegetarian, gluten-free and white sugar-free.

I also teach you how to plan and prepare healthy gluten-free meals with my 2-5-30 Healthy Diet and Detoxes.

Watermelon Health Benefits

By | 2017-10-29T15:41:32+00:00 July 14th, 2012|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

A big piece of watermelon is a delicious and refreshing treat on a hot day!  I love watermelon and can easily eat a quarter of one in one sitting!

Watermelons are also packed with nutrition.  Yes, watermelon is 92% water but that other 8% is filled with good nutrition and amazing health benefits; so many benefits that we consider it a powerfood. […]