Cantaloupe Smoothies Are Good For The Soul

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There are so many nutritional benefits to be had from the popular cantaloupe that adding ripe chunks of this fruit to your smoothies is one of the best diet ideas ever.

I’ve included quite a few possibilities in this blog post but you know that you can always look around your kitchen to see what kind of fruit or veggie is available and add that to almost any of these smoothie recipes.

Cantaloupe Smoothie Recipes

Honey Orange Melon Refresher

1/2 cup orange juice

1/2 cup peeled seeded and cubed cantaloupe

1 or 2 teaspoons honey

1/2 cup ice

(preparation below)

Crazy Cherry Cantaloupe Concoction    

1/2 cup 100% cherry juice

1/2 cup peeled seeded and cubed cantaloupe

1/2 cup vanilla or cherry yogurt – use Greek style for the best consistency

1 teaspoon honey

1/2 cup ice

(preparation below)

Coconut Cantaloupe

1 cup coconut milk

1 cup peeled seeded and cubed cantaloupe

1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

1/2 cup ice

(preparation below)

Preparation For Any Recipe

Place all the fruit, juice and other food ingredients into a blender.

Give them a quick swirl with a spatula.

Blend on high speed for 30 seconds.

Add ice and blend until smooth.

Garnishes

A small skewer of melon balls

Sprigs of mint

Thick slices of lemon, orange or grapefruit

Slices of peaches, strawberries or melon floating on top

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