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

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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; total fat 0.3g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 29mg 1% DV; potassium 418mg 12% DV; carbohydrates 34g 11% DV; fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugar 28g; protein 1.1g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 3; vitamin a iu 96IU; vitamin c 56mg; folate 24mcg; calcium 27mg; ironmg; magnesium 15mg; thiaminmg.