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Kale & Melon Smoothie

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients

This Kale & Melon Smoothie is a green powerhouse of a smoothie and is absolutely delicious. It is so refreshing to sip on when it’s hot outside. It is also a really good way...


Ingredients


  • 1½ cups cubed honeydew melon
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 cup kale, chopped
  • ½ medium apple, peeled, cored and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (for a sore mouth see Chef Tips)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

89 cals

Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

22 g

Sugar

17 g

Fiber

4 g

Protein

3 g

Sodium

37 mg

Directions

  1. In a blender, puree the honeydew melon and the ice cubes. Add the kale, apple, and lemon juice. Blend until very smooth, adding a little cold water if necessary. Serve immediately.

Chef Tips

Honeydew melon is ripe when the flower end gives a little when pushed with  fingers. For a sore mouth, use 1 teaspoon of grated lemon zest instead of juice.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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