Things You Can Do With Watermelon Rinds

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3 Things You Can Do With Watermelon Rinds

You maybe have always known that you can eat the rind of a watermelon. But have you ever done it before? Well this blog post contains 3 things that you can do with watermelon rinds. It gives guidance into the multiple ways that you can use the rinds and produce zero waste. There is also a bonus tip on here that tells how you can also use the seeds of the watermelon.

Pickle Them

One thing you might not have thought you would ever see is someone pickling watermelon rinds. But this Pickled Watermelon Rind recipe might just be the thing that changes your mind. Eat them as a snack or part of a dish you serve at your summertime potluck.

Make Candy

Do you have a major sweet tooth and love watermelon? Well this recipe for Candied Watermelon Rind will satisfy both of those wants. A watermelon rind may not be something you usually eat but when turned into candy, you won’t be able to get enough. There are many other fruits that you can candy as well, so be sure to do some other research.

Make a Smoothie

You’ve probably used watermelon in your smoothies before but what about the rind? You can throw every part of a watermelon into a blender with some other fruits and get yourself a healthy, non-wasteful smoothie. Check out this recipe for Strawberry Watermelon Rind Smoothie for a healthy breakfast or snack.

Roast the Seeds

You can also roast the seeds of watermelon for complete zero waste of this fruit. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Wash and dry the seeds and toss them in olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool and enjoy.

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