Honeydew Melon

Photo of honeydew melon.

Honeydew and other melons are gourds, in the same family as squashes and pumpkins, but you'd never guess it from their sweet and juicy flavor. Browse the nutrition education resources below specific to honeydews and other melons.



Discover MyPlate: Fruits

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition

Discover MyPlate includes six Emergent Readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Fruits includes the sight words: the, is, eat, are, I
A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have


Honeydew Melon Recipes

USDA. FNCS.

Quantity recipes containing honeydew melon from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


Foodservice Information For Honeydew Melons

Honeydew Melon: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.  Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Honeydew Melon.  Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Honeydew Melon Facts (PDF|182KB).  University of Arizona. Yuma County Cooperative Extension.


Nutrition Education

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition