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CANTELOUPE

Canteloupes are amazing fresh, so DON"T TREAT OUR FARM MELONS LIKE YOU GOT THEM FROM THE STORE!! We harvest our melons when they are ripe, unlike the melons from the store. Therefore, don't leave the melons on the counter for over a week...they'll get old and the flavor will be lost. Store bought melons are harvested unripe so they have less flavor and less of the nutrients, too.  
 
QUICK IDEAS: slice and serve with breakfast, add cottage cheese to the melon; add to a salad
Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad: serves 4-6
Gabriel Avila-Mooney, Full Circle Farm

1 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice or apple cider

1/2 cup plain yogurt

1 cantaloupe, peeled and roughly chopped

1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped

2 teaspoons fresh mint leaves

1/3 cup chopped roasted pistachios

salt

 

Directions:

1) In a large serving bowl, whisk together the honey and juice until well blended

2) Add the yogurt and whisk it in. Add cantaloupe, cucumber and mint, toss to combine

3) Sprinkle with pistachios; salt to taste and serve