Recessionista Recipes: 5 Healthy & Affordable Smoothies For A Beautiful Bikini Bod

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Melons are renowned for their body-cooling capabilities and ginger is famous through the world for being a cure-all for pretty much any ailment. Combine the two and this is a perfect potion for a post-workout cool down on a hot summer day. Substitute the sorbet for lemon juice if this smoothie is too sugary.

Melon-Ginger Smoothie Recipe

2 servings


1 cup chopped honeydew melon

1/3 cup chopped peeled kiwi, (1 large)

1/2 ripe banana, sliced

1/4 cup white grape juice

1/2 teaspoon ginger juice

2 teaspoons lime juice

1/3 cup lemon sorbet

1/2 cup ice


Place ingredients in the order listed in a blender. Pulse three times to chop the fruit, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Nutrition facts: 136 calories; 0 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 34 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 3 g fiber; 28 mg sodium; 408 mg potassium.

[Source: Eating Well]

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