Fresh Watermelon Pizza, a Lunchbox Favorite

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Get ready for back to school with a fresh watermelon pizza!

A fresh watermelon pizza for the back to school menu
A fresh watermelon pizza for the back to school menu

This recipe was created in collaboration with Produce for Kids and their brand sponsors for the Power your Lunchbox initiative. You can make the Power Your Lunchbox Promise and inspire your family to eat a healthier lunch this school year. Don’t forget to grab fun lunchbox ideas for back to school! Follow the #PowerYourLunchbox hashtag on social media for all the scoop!

Crispy Fruit snacks made with real fruit and freeze dried
Crispy Fruit snacks made with real fruit and freeze-dried

But first, let the pizza party start making a fresh watermelon pizza using yummy toppings and cream cheese. Skip the store-bought variety and make homemade fresh watermelon pizza using fruits and a handful of simple ingredients.

Sweet yummy raisins from Sun-Maid perfect addition to your lunchbox
Sweet yummy raisins from Sun-Maid perfect addition to your lunchbox

Like Sun-Maid raisins, Crisp Green fruit snacks, Zespri kiwi fruit, and SunWorld grapes all supporters of the Power Your Lunch program. Customize with your kiddos favorite toppings and let them choose their own too.

Ingredients for the fresh watermelon pizza
Ingredients for the fresh watermelon pizza

Back to school lunchbox can be super easy to make!

You do not have to complicate them, just use fresh seasonal fruits and veggies and pair with easy sandwiches, dried fruits, and nuts. Include a water bottle or an agua fresca and you are all set!

Children get enticed to eat their meals when they are allowed to play with their food. This fresh watermelon pizza is perfect for that. You can adjust to their taste buds and just pack inside a bento box. Eating fresh fruits and veggies is a good idea for better health.

Make the pledge todayWe are making the promise for healthy eating are you ready to make the pledge and help children and families in need?

Did you know that 1 in 6 children may open an empty lunchbox today? Help us give back to families in need by making the Power Your Lunchbox promise with your family. For every promise made Produce for Kids will donate $1 to Feeding America. Visit Produce for Kids to participate, we can all help make the difference.

Savor a slice of fresh watermelon pizza as a snack
Savor a slice of fresh watermelon pizza as a snack
A fresh watermelon pizza for the back to school menu

Fresh Watermelon Pizza

Chef Adriana Martin
Made with a sweet petite watermelon round thick slice, soft cream cheese, green kiwi fruit, champagne mango pearls, Manzano banana rounds, fresh mint, golden raisins, tangerine crisps and edible carnation flowers. Perfect snack or lunchbox item for back to school. 
4.92 from 12 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer or Side Dishes, Dessert, Side Dish or Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine American Contemporary
Servings 8 pieces
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 1 seedless watermelon round thick slice
  • 1 teaspoon cream cheese soften
  • 1 green kiwi cut in halves
  • 1/2 champagne mango cup pearls using a scoop
  • 1 manzano banana cut in rounds
  • 2 pieces of freeze dried tangerine crushed
  • 2 mint leaves cut in juliennes
  • 3 carnation flowers edible organic grade

Instructions
 

  • Prep and slice all the fruits and toppings. Place the watermelon slice in a plate and cut in 8 pieces using a pizza cutter. 
  • Garnish with dots of softened cream cheese, green kiwi moons, champagne mango pearls, and rounds of Manzano bananas. 
  • Add Sun-Maid sour lemon flavored golden raisins. This are not that sours they actually have a pleasant lemony flavor note that goes well with the rest of the toppings. 
  • Use tangerine in powder made possible thanks to Green Crisp. The bag includes wedges of the crispy tangerine that you can crush to add texture to this watermelon pizza.
  • Finish with mint juliennes and edible carnation flowers. 

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Notes

Enjoy as a snack or pack alongside a sandwich for a complete lunchbox meal.

Nutrition

Serving: 0gCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 0gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
Keyword back to school, edible flowers, lunchbox, pizza, snack
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Noelle

4 stars
Looks so beautiful. Very creative and elegant.

Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

5 stars
I love this idea, so creative! And it looks delicious too!

Raquel

5 stars
Such a cute and colorful idea!

Lisa

5 stars
Looks like a great idea for summer. I love the assorted toppings.

Bintu

5 stars
What a brilliantly fun idea for a lunchbox, so healthy and delicious too!

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