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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2003

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place ingredients in the order listed in a blender. Pulse three times to chop the fruit, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

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Tips

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.

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 34g 11% DV; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 27.6g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; vitamin a iu 95.7IU 2% DV; vitamin c 56mg 93% DV; folate 24.1mcg 6% DV; calcium 27mg 3% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 14.8mg 5% DV; potassium 418.1mg 12% DV; sodium 28.5mg 1% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 5% DV.
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