It's finally starting to feel like summer guys! I bet you're looking forward to the long days in the pool, by the beach, and throwing summer parties with your friends and family. Since the warmer weather is fastly approaching, it's important to know easy recipes on the back of your hand that are going to keep you both cool and hydrated at the same time. This healthy, cool down recipe is a simple and tasty one that you need to try out this summer.

Watermelon and Guava Skewers

  • Prep Time:20 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:20 mins
  • Servings:0
  • Easy


  • 1 Small Watermelon
  • 5 Guava
  • 1 Passion Fruit
  • Basil Leaves
  • Wooden Skewer Stick
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  • Step 1

    Cut the watermelon into small, bite sized cubes that will fit onto the skewer. You may not need the whole watermelon depending on how many skewers you are planning on serving to people. This is where you need to gage how much watermelon you need to cut up for the specific amount for your party.

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  • Step 2

    Next, cut the guavas in half and into circular bite sized pieces. The outside skin of the fruit is edible, so it's up to you if you want to leave the peel on or not, either way is just as tasty.

    Side note: Guavas are a seasonal fruit and may not be avaible at some markets. If you have trouble finding them in the fresh produce aisle at your local store or famers market, try looking in the frozen foods section where you will most likely see them packaged up with all the other frozen fruits and veggies.

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  • Step 3

    Third step is to take your passion fruit and cut it in half. Take a spoon and scoop the juices and seeds out of the pit of the fruit and pour the flesh into a siff over a small bowl. Use the spoon to sqeeze as much of the juices into the bowl to use in our last and final step.

    Side note: Passion fruit are another seasonal fruit that may or may not be in your local stores or famers markets. If you also have trouble finding passion fruit, try going into the frozen foods section in your market as well and you'll find the passion fruit peeled and without seeds in a package waiting for you to pickup.

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  • Step 4

    Last but not least, the fun part! You are going to get your wooden skewers and build your watermelon and guava cubes on the stick. Next, drizzle the passion fruit juice ontop for an extra burst of flavor! For a garnish, cut up fresh basil leaves for a finishing touch and voila! Now you have a super yummy, healthy, and fresh snack for you and your friends or family to enjoy for this summer!

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Now that you have this awesome recipe to try at home, not only will you be making googly eyes at your plate, but you will also be thanking yourself for making this healthy, cool down recipe! Since we are approaching the hottest months of the summer, it's important to drink loads of water and consume foods that have a high water contents. Feeding your body all the electrolytes and nutrients it needs for the summer, will help you gain and maintain the energy you need to get through the long days and have all the fun this summer.

If you're BBQing yummy foods with your friends and family, maybe cooking something intersting like throwing some fruits and veggies on the grill, or making stuffed portobello mushrooms, you will have something refreshing and sweet to snack on while you wait for your meal to be ready.