Cucumber-Mint Smoothies

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Yes, even these cucumber-melon-mint smoothies pack in nearly half a cup of cauliflower per serving!

Cucumber-Mint Smoothies
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 cubed honeydew melon (1-inch cubes)

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

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • ¾ cup ice cubes

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan cook cauliflower, uncovered, in enough boiling water to cover 10 to 12 minutes or until very tender. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool quickly.

  2. In a blender combine cauliflower and the next five ingredients (through 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. Serve immediately.

To Make Ahead

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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

75 Calories
19g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 75
% Daily Value *
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 32.5mg 163%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 369mg 8%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
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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