Gina Aliotti shares her latest tip on how to stay cool when the temperature heats up. Check out her honeydew cucumber smoothie recipe and let us know how you like it.
It’s that time of year where things are heating up and with the sun comes the desire for quenching fruits and smoothies! With only about 50 calories, no fat and is a significant source of Vitamin C and Vitamin B in each serving, honeydew can be a forgotten fruit. This season is just beginning to heat up with ripe honeydews. Next time it is hot and you are craving a healthy, fruity treat, give my favorite Honeydew Cucumber Smoothie a try and you will be sure to satisfy both your thirst and sweet tooth! Enjoy!!
GINA’S HONEYDEW CUCUMBER SMOOTHIE
• 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
• 2 cups cubed honeydew melon
• 1 cup non fat vanilla Greek Yogurt
• 8 sprigs fresh mint, or amount to taste
• Juice of one key lime
• 2 cups crushed ice
• Stevia to taste
Combine in a blender and blend until desired consistency. Pull leaves from mint springs and add to blender. Blend mixture until smooth. Pour and enjoy on a hot summer day!!