Fresh Summer Melon Cooler

Jul 28 2010

This recipe is a good source of vitamin c, which keeps gums and blood vessels healthy. Recipe courtesy of Oregon State University Extension

Serves 3

Dietitian's Tip: 

This drink tastes best chilled. Try substituting honeydew or watermelon for cantaloupe. For a flavor boost add lemon juice or frozen berries.

Ingredients: 

2 cups cubed cantaloupe
1 cup low-fat lemon yogurt
1 cup orange juice
 

Preparation: 

Blend all the ingredients until smooth.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2-3 hours.
 

Nutrition Information: 

Per 1 cup serving: 120 calories, 1 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 22 g carbohydrates, 5 g protein, 1 g fiber, 75 mg sodium, 433 mg potassium, 22 mg magnesium, 152 mg calcium