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EatingWell: This smoothie bowl is a cool summer treat

By Julia Clancy, EatingWell on

Published in Variety Menu

Blending frozen melon with just enough liquid yields an almost ice cream-like texture. Make this a traditional, pourable smoothie by adding a touch more liquid before whizzing everything together. It’s a cool way to start off a hot and humid day.

Honeydew Smoothie Bowl

Serves 2

Active Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

4 cups frozen cubed honeydew (1/2-inch pieces)

1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage

1/3 cup green juice, such as wheatgrass

1 tablespoon honey

 

Pinch of salt

Melon balls, berries, nuts and/or fresh basil for garnish

1. Combine honeydew, coconut milk, juice, honey and salt in a food processor or high-speed blender. Alternate between pulsing and blending, stopping to stir and scrape down the sides as needed, until thick and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes.

2. Serve the smoothie topped with more melon, berries, nuts and/or basil, if desired.

Recipe nutrition per serving: 176 Calories, Total Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Carbohydrates: 41 g, Fiber: 3 g, Total Sugars: 37 g, Added Sugars: 9 g, Protein: 3 g, Sodium: 141 mg, Potassium: 791 mg, Folate: 65 mcg, Calcium: 46 mg

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

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(EatingWell is a magazine and website devoted to healthy eating as a way of life. Online at www.eatingwell.com.)

 

 

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