Word Up: Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad

Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad

Nothing I love more than fruit, vegetables and flowers. (OK and dogs too.) I try to eat a lot of fresh salads throughout the week, but lately they’ve been feeling a little mundane. I had this alphabet cookie cutter set from this cake/plant topper DIY project, and decided to make a basil watermelon goat cheese salad…a little more interesting. Plus, do you know just how good watermelon is for you? Check out the health benefits of this superfood. It’s easy to do, details below!Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad Ingredients:

Whole watermelon

Goat cheese

Fresh basil

Balsamic (glaze would be best)

Supplies:

Alphabet cookie cutter set

Cutting board

Large plate

Large knife (to cut watermelon)

Chopping knife or scissors (to chop basil)Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad Steps:

Cut the watermelon into 3/4″ slices. Decide what you want to spell out, and lay your letters out onto of each slice. Cut out the letters and place onto a plate. I love these cookie cutter letters because they are 3″ X 2″ X 1″ and each letter is a generous portion of watermelon. Top the watermelon letters with as much chopped basil and crumbled goat cheese as you like. Finally, drizzle with balsamic. Serve chilled. Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad

Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad

Basil Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad

I loved watching the smile come upon my boyfriend’s face when I presented him with the “UR DELICIOUS” plate!

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Sarah

I am a lifelong New Yorker who recently swapped the subway for the California sunshine. I'm 6'3" tall, and am always working my way through a list of creative projects that's longer than myself. I have a natural curiosity for figuring out how things are made. Currently hooked on Fabletics, dried mango, succulents and my labradoodle. When I'm not blogging here, you can find me designing jewelry, concocting new fragrances for my bath & body shop, daydreaming about one day living on a flower farm, and sourcing and shipping your jewelry supplies. Visit me at the links below if you want to connect!!

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