Recessionista Recipes: 5 Healthy & Affordable Smoothies For A Beautiful Bikini Bod (page 5)
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
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]