Crop of the Week: Cantaloupe


It’s summer and we’re enjoying all of the summer melons at the market lately.

A personal favorite: Cantaloupe

Not only is cantaloupe a guilt free sweet treat.
We love thinking of all of the health benefits it gives us as well.
Did you know…
1. It is a great source of antioxidants a & c
2. Contains anti-inflammatory properties
3. May help prevent heart disease
4. Boosts immunity
5. Is a great source of electrolyte potassium
6. Protects eye health
7. Is good for digestion
8. Restores the body’s ph levels

Stuff the center with yogurt and granola for a great breakfast or try grilling it and enjoy it after dinner. We loved Luci Morsels recipe from her blog.

Sweet + Spicy Grilled Cantaloupe

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very ripe cantaloupe
smoked paprika

Slice cantaloupe in 1/2″ pieces. Sprinkle each side liberally with smoked paprika (not regular paprika).

Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill cantaloupe slices 5-7 minutes per side. Remove from grill. Drizzle with honey. If grilling other foods, cook cantaloupe last.

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