Melon Coolers

Melon Coolers
Source: The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Renee Comet.
Summary

Author Robyn Webb says, "In the heat of summer, a simple dessert is the best. Skip the usual ice cream treats in favor of this healthy melon drink using convenient already cut fruit." Pictured here with shrimp tacos.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Servings
    2 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

2 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 100

  • Total Fat 0g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 25mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 22g
  • Protein 2g
  • Potassium 560mg
  • Phosphorus 35mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Fruit

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups honeydew or cantaloupe chunks (from the salad bar or cut fresh melons)
    2 cup
  • orange juice
    1/2 cup
  • fresh lime juice
    1 tbsp
  • sugar
    2 tsp
  • ice cubes
    4
  • fresh mint (optional)
    2 sprig
Directions

Directions

  1. Blend all the ingredients together in a blender and process for 30 seconds to 1 minute until smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve. Garnish each glass with a sprig of fresh mint.

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