two cups of watermelon italian ice

According to Datassential, there’s some exciting new food trends for 2024 and we love seeing how they can come to life using watermelon.


Floral Flavors

Lean into this flower trend by making this watermelon-lavender sorbet! Every bite will be a blossom of flavor.

Lavender Sorbet or Granita served in two clear glass dessert dishes garnished with sprigs of lavender. Serving bowl full of Sorbet/Granita in background.

Watermelon-Lavendar Sorbet 


Mustard Seeds:

Mustard seeds offer a flavorful crunch and crust enhancer, and are perfect in this watermelon rind curry dish!

watermelon rind curry over rice with basil

Watermelon Rind Curry 


Caesar Everything

We love a Caesar salad but add grilled watermelon and it gets even better!

Grilled Watermelon and Kale Salad 


Shaved Ice

We’re here for watermelon shaved ice! One of our favorite recipes is our watermelon Italian ice. It tastes just as good as it looks.

Watermelon Italian Ice 2 servings

Watermelon Italian Ice

Cresto De Gallo

This “it” pasta shape can be used in any of our fresh pastas recipes! This watermelon rind Caprese pasta salad is just a jumping off point. 

pasta with watermelon rind, tomatoes and cheese

Watermelon Rind Caprese Pasta Salad

Sweetened Condensed Milk

Milky, sweet and the perfect base for ice cream, sweetened condensed milk is a key ingredient in this lime mint watermelon granita with feta ice cream. Salty and sweet!

Lime Mint Watermelon Granita (x2) in small dessert/parfait style clear glasses with two spoons in foreground. Mint garnish. Ingredients in background

Lime Mint Watermelon Granita with Feta Ice Cream


Hungry for more? Check out our recipe page for more watermelon inspiration.