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Cucumber, Mint & Melon Smoothies

Cucumber, Mint & Melon Smoothies

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 10 mins to 12 mins
  • Serving Size: 8 ounces
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 21

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cauliflower
  • 2 cups 1-inch cubes honeydew melon
  • 2 cups 1-inch pieces cucumber
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 -3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan cook cauliflower, uncovered, in enough boiling water to cover for 10 to 12 minutes or until very tender; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool quickly; drain again.
  2. In a blender add ingredients in this order: honeydew melon, cauliflower, cucumber, mint, water, and honey. Cover and blend until very smooth, stopping and scraping sides of blender as needed. Add ice cubes. Cover and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare smoothies as directed. Transfer to an airtight freezer container. Cover and freeze for up to 6 months. To serve, thaw smoothies in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 83 cal., 29 mg sodium, 21 g carb. (2 g fiber, 17 g sugars), 2 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Other Carb (d.e): 0.5; Fruit (d.e): 0.5; Vegetables (d.e): 1