Sunday, 6 July 2014

Honeydew Melon Smoothie - Breakfast on "H" Day


So it's now breakfast on "H" day and I'm using HONEYDEW MELON

I made a Honeydew Melon Smoothie. This is a winner with all the fresh notes of this fruit and the hint of lime coming through. A definite summer drink! - Yummy!




Servings: 2

Ingredients

1 ripe fresh Avocado
1 cup honeydew melon chunks 
Juice from 1/2 lime (or more to taste)
1 cup milk
3/4 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup apple juice or white grape juice
1 Tbsp honey



Instructions

1. Cut avocado in half, remove pit.
2. Scoop out flesh, place in blender.
3. Add remaining ingredients; blend well.

Serve cold. Will hold in refrigerator up to 24 hours. 
** Large avocados recommended for this recipe.

Enjoy!





HONEYDEW MELON


Honeymelon (aka honeydew) is a very hydrating fruit and a nutrients powerhouse that is excellent for reducing water retention and edema. 

In addition to supplying potassium, Vitamin C and magnesium, honeydew is also a good source of several B vitamins, including thiamine and niacin. B vitamins help your body get rid of toxins that can cause illness and disease. 


Honeydew Melon
(100 grams)

Potassium  228 mg
Fiber  0.8 g
Sugar  8 g
Protein  0.5 g
Vitamin A  1 %
Vitamin C  30 %
Iron  1 %
Vitamin B-6  5 %
Magnesium  2 %


Are you eating Honeydew melons?


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