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Watermelon “Pizza”

Watermelon "Pizza"

This is the best (and healthiest) “pizza” ever! Kids love making this fun recipe, and you may just find that you do too. Although the recipe calls for specific amounts and ingredients that go nicely together, the truth is it’s highly flexible, and you can easily omit, swap, or add your kids’ favorite fruits and ingredients. Or just put all the ingredients on the table to create a “pizza factory,” and let the kids assemble their own pizza—a wonderful way to get children excited about vibrantly healthy food. Reprinted with permission from Superfood Snacks © 2015 by Julie Morris, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. Photos by Oliver Barth.

Watermelon "Pizza" snack

Watermelon “Pizza”

This is the best (and healthiest) “pizza” ever! Kids love making this fun recipe, and you may just find that you do too.
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Course: Fruit Snack
Cuisine: Raw / healthy
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Veg Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 medium seedless watermelon
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts chopped
  • ¼ cup dried goji berries
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries halved
  • 2 kiwi peeled and sliced thin
  • Handful fresh mint leaves minced (optional)
  • Handful edible flower petals optional

Instructions

  • Use the widest part of the watermelon to cut 4 1-inch-thick rounds. Each round will form the base of a “pizza.”
  • Decorate each round with the fruit, nut, and garnish toppings you like best. Use a chef ’s knife (adults only, please!) to cut each “pizza” into 8 wedges.
  • Serve immediately. Watermelon Pizza will keep up to one day, covered and refrigerated.

Variation: Although this is delicious and fun for adults as well as kids, you might want to try a few of the following ingredients, which are more grown-up-friendly, and make a great party snack: shaved fennel, minced parsley, black pepper, sea salt, and a drizzle of olive oil. 

Watermelon "Pizza" snack

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    Christie Finch
    March 18, 2016 at 3:34 am

    5 stars
    Kids are going to love it!

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