Watermelon + Avocado Salad

Try this mouthwatering summer salad recipe from AKT Health & Wellness Coach, Safia Morsly-Fikai.

(Serves 6-8)


  • 1 small or ½ large watermelon, cut into chunks
  • 2 just-ripe avocados, cut into chunks
  • 1 shallot, thinly chopped
  • 10 to 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Tablespoon of roasted pine nuts
  • 1 Teaspoon chia seeds
  • juice and finely grated zest of 2 lemons or limes
  • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped red chili (optional)
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • a small handful of basil leaves, torn roughly


  1. Place watermelon, avocado, shallot and tomatoes in a bowl and toss gently. Pile onto a serving platter, sprinkle with lime or lemon juice and zest, chili, if using, pine nuts, chia seeds and salt and pepper. Top with basil leaves.
  2. Watermelon + Avocado Salad can be prepared in advance, covered, and refrigerated for up to 4 hours until needed.

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