Refreshing Cantaloupe Mint Smoothie

Our Farmer’s Market has the most gigantic, organic cantaloupes this year. They are absolutely delicious… creamy and sweet.

But, I do have to say there’s almost a “pressure” to get through one. LOL! It takes us DAYS to finish a full melon in our family of 3. So, I decided it was time to start thinking of a good recipe that harnesses all that tasty cantaloupe for the power of good! :)

Canteloupe-mint-smoothie-recipe2Being pregnant in the summer, I’m craving cool drinks like no one’s business, so I knew I was going to make a smoothie. I then started looking in fridge and we had too many cucumbers (another “hot” Farmer’s Market item right now) and I had some left over organic mint. Perfect!

The end result is a cool, icy treat that’s tasty and nutritious. I especially love that the mint because it’s great for digestion and heartburn, a common side effect of pregnancy.

Cantaloupe Mint Smoothie Ingredients

  • 4 cups cantaloupe
  • 3/4 cup coconut water (can use raw milk, coconut milk or even water)
  • 1/4 peeled cucumber
  • 4 mint leaves
  • Honey to taste (I like this brand.)
  • Ice (optional)

Put all ingredients in blender and blend away. Enjoy immediately. Makes about 3 servings.

About Genevieve

After battling weight, digestive, and immune system issues for years, I know firsthand the harmful effects of conventional life. Through a long road of detox, I discovered the healing power of natural living. This transformation spread into every area of my life - physical, emotional & spiritual. Now I'm on a mission to help other mamas live happier, healthier lives.

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5 Comments

  1. Sara August 16 at 9:39 am

    Yummy! Great recipe.
    I will give you a site in USA where I got real fruit on powder form, I mix it with milk and ice cream to go healthy. they have berries, mango, soursop, apple, pineapple, etc. A lot of fruits & veggies. Enjoy guys! http://www.freshlydried.com

  2. Elly August 6 at 4:17 pm

    Wow lovely! – shall be trying this tomorrow for breakfast! Thanks G. Got stuck in a rut with smoothies – avocado, banana, spinach, rocket, home-made almond milk and a bit of frozen fruit being the staple. This has re-inspired me to get creative – your videos are good at doing that! :) Thanks so much. Love El xxx

  3. Leah August 6 at 1:27 pm

    What size cuke?

    • Genevieve August 7 at 9:26 pm

      Oh, a medium size one. If you’ve got a really small one, try using half. ;)

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