Cucumber-Mint Hydration Smoothies

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This sweet take on the green smoothie trend makes it easy to enjoy vegetables. Just blend them into this frosty mix with melon, mint and honey!

Cucumber-Mint Hydration Smoothies birds-eye view
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
3 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cauliflower

  • 1 ½ cup 1-inch cubes honeydew melon

  • ½ of a medium cucumber, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 1/4 cups)

  • ½ cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¾ 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 and rinse with cold water to cool quickly.

  2. In a blender combine cauliflower, melon, cucumber, mint, 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 tall glasses and serve immediately.

Make-Ahead Tip:

Prepare smoothies as directed. Transfer to an airtight freezer container. Cover and freeze for up to 6 months. Thaw in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

108 Calories
27g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 108
% Daily Value *
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 35.1mg 176%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 328mg 7%
Folate, total 47.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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