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Melon-Ginger Smoothie

Melon-Ginger Smoothie
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Spiked with ginger, this smoothie is guaranteed to perk you up after a long bike ride or make a nice starter to a summer meal on the deck. For a more aromatic variation, use a cantaloupe instead of a honeydew melon.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 1 cup
    chopped honeydew melon
  • 1/3 cup
    chopped peeled kiwi, (1 large)
  • 1/2 
    ripe banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup
    white grape juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    ginger juice, (see Ingredient Note)
  • 2 teaspoons
    lime juice
  • 1/3 cup
    lemon sorbet
  • 1/2 cup
    ice
Instructions
  1. Place ingredients in the order listed in a blender. Pulse three times to chop the fruit, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

 

Tip

Ingredient Note: Bottled ginger juice is available in most health-food stores and gourmet markets—or make your own by squeezing chopped fresh ginger through a garlic press or piece of cheesecloth.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 2 servings, 1 cup each
  • Calories132
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 g
  • Carbohydrates34 g
    • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Sodium29 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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