Kick dessert butt with watermelon pizza

Watermelon pizza

Is kicking dessert butt a thing? Because if it’s not, it should be. Anyway, as a person who has to eat gluten-free and dairy-free, dessert is something I lost some interest in a little while ago; before there were plenty of options. If I have to intake empty calories – yes I’m saying “have to” even though twisting my rubber arm is easy to do – I prefer Prosecco over cake.

But, I like to change it up a bit and looked for something different than cake, brownies, cupcakes or donuts (seriously, I wanted a donut as soon as I typed that). I love fruit and had heard of watermelon pizza, so I thought I’d give it a try.

Like traditional dessert, it has some fat, carbs, and calories, but it also comes with health benefits! The ingredients in this recipe can help with disease prevention and anti-aging, lower blood pressure and can help with depression, intestinal health, and allergies.

Watermelon pizza recipe

  • Total time: 10-15 minutes
  • Serves: 6


cacao sauce

  • 2 small, or 1 large watermelon, sliced 1.5 inches thick
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 2 small oranges
  • 1/2 cup coconut whipped cream, see my recipe for it
  • 4 tablespoons cacao sauce, see my recipe for it
  • Fresh mint, for garnish
  • Optional: Handful of your choice of nuts


coconut whipped cream_1

  1. Spread the coconut whipped cream onto each slice of watermelon
  2. Top it with berries and pecans and drizzle with cacao sauce
  3. Add mint garnish and serve immediately.

Approximate nutritional value per slice

  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 10.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 65g
  • Protein: 10g

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