Lunch Today: Grilled Watermelon Salad

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watermelon-grilledNext time you fire up the grill, consider throwing on some watermelon. Grilling the watermelon really gives it a unique flavor and even texture. Watermelon is also packed with some of the most important antioxidants in nature. It’s an excellent source of vitamin C and a very good source of vitamin A, as beta-carotene. Pink watermelon is also a source of the potent carotenoid antioxidant, lycopene. These powerful antioxidants travel through the body neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals are substances in the body that can cause a great deal of damage and have been linked to cancer, high cholesterol and diabetes.

This grilled watermelon salad is extremely easy and makes a really nice, light meal. And since we are in the middle of watermelon’s peak season, it’s a perfect time to try this.

Grilled Watermelon Salad

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