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15 Delicious Melon Recipes

  Summer is coming to a close, and, with it, all those fresh, sweet and juicy melons. How sad! All is not lost, though, there's still a little bit of time left to enjoy the seasonal bounty. Ma…

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Honeydew Melon Mojito (Recipe)

  A mojito recipe that doesn't involve muddling anything?! Sign me up. Mint is still on the list here, but, instead of muddling it in a glass, you add it to the simple syrup. Here, the delicat…

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Three Melon Fruit Salad (Recipe)

  It's hard not to be reminded that summer is coming to an end. But it's not over yet -- melon season is still in full swing! Embrace these last few weeks with this refreshing melon salad. Per…

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10 Great Twists on Lemonade (Slideshow)

  Ah, lemonade -- what's more delightful than this summertime treat?†Nothing beats the freshness of homemade, and getting to determine your own perfect ratio of lemon-sugar-water is ideal. But…

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The Fruit That Works Like Viagra

Here's a stimulating study: researchers at Texas A&M University found that watermelon may have similar effects as Viagra.† The scientists credit a variety of ingredients that collectively stimulat…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Melons

Cantaloupe for Healthy Eyes The orange color gives away some of this fruitís healing ability. One cup of cantaloupe contains enough beta-carotene to provide your full daily intake of vitamin A. Bet…

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3 Cool Recipes for Hot Weather

By the time you're reading this, you're probably warming up to summer. The grass is green, the nights are cool, and shade-free beaches are still tolerable. But as the weeks wear on, evenings get …

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Watermelon Mint Smoothie Recipe

Watermelon is a totally good-for-you food: The sweet, juicy pink melon is high in cancer-fighting lycopene and vitamins, but has zero fat or cholesterol. This refreshing smoothie could earn a well-…

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Low-Fat Melon Sorbet Recipe

You can create an easy palate refresher or wonderful light dessert using any sweet melon. Vine-ripened melon, harvested at maximum sugar content, has the best flavor and texture. Use your sense of …

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