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. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2003

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Ingredients

Directions

  • 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; 0.3 g total fat; 29 mg sodium. 418 mg potassium; 34 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g fiber; 28 g sugar; 1.1 g protein; 96 IU vitamin a iu; 56 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 27 mg calcium; 15 mg magnesium;