Ingredient Spotlight: Watermelon

The hot weather calls for refreshing drinks and dishes. Watermelon has multiple health benefits. Besides being one of the most hydrating fruits, it improves heart health, reduces inflammation and it has C and A vitamins, which are important for keeping the hair healthy and promote healthy skin. Here are some great watermelon drinks and cold items that you can get in the North Dallas Corridor. 

Watermelon on the Rocks – On The Border

What’s better than a regular margarita? A watermelon one. This margarita comes with ice and is made with sweet and refreshing watermelon that they add to their margarita mix. They also put salt on the rim of the cup which gives it that extra thing that it’s missing. So grab your friends and go enjoy this delicious margarita! On The Border offers a glass for $5.50. 

Watermelon Martini – Al Amir 

Yes, you heard it right, a watermelon martini – the perfect cocktail for the summer. This cocktail comes with a watermelon slice on top. It also comes in different flavors like mango, sour apple and merry berry. Enjoy the great music, belly dancers and your martini inside of the club for an amazing experience. Al Amir hosts different night events evert weekend and they’re open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. everyday but Monday and Tuesday. They close at 11 p.m. on Wednesday.  

Watermelon Sorbet – Marble Slab 

Made with the freshest ingredients, this sorbet is ideal for a hot day in Addison.  This sorbet is fat free, and is made with watermelon.  If you’re not up for a sorbet you can just get a delicious  ice cream! Try it at your closest Marble Slab, they’re open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Watermelon Shaved Ice – Bahama Bucks 

If you’re not up for ice cream or a sorbet, but still want something cold, this is the perfect snack for you. This shaved ice comes in multiple flavors, including watermelon and sour watermelon! They also have a Thin Ice Flavors that are sugar, carb, fat and cholesterol free. Whichever one you pick, you will have a refreshing feeling after. 

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