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5 Recipes For Potassium-Rich Fresh Melon Smoothies

Melon. In a smoothie. It was something I hadn't considered before, mainly due to my penchant for devouring fresh melon before it ever lingered long enough to make a date with my immersion blender. But I wised up: I now buy twice as much melon and save half for breakfast the next day. How can I deny myself something so potassium-rich, energizing and refreshing as a smoothie fragrant with honeydew, cantaloupe, or watermelon?

Simple Cantaloupe Smoothie

Photo by lutzflcat

Cucumber-Honeydew Smoothie

"What a wonderful light, refreshing and yummy drink. Had it with a slice of toast for breakfast and it absolutely made my day." — Isabela14

Melon Smoothie

"Good stuff. I used bottled lime juice and frozen melon balls. As a result, my smoothie was slushy and thick. Yum." — iheartnitz

Cantaloupe Frenzy

"I just made it for a light dessert...light, refreshing, and really nourishing as well. This would make a great treat for brunch." — CYBERSTU

Lean Green Smoothie

"WOW! This was much different than the usual fruit-sweet and hearty green drinks. It had a more delicate, bizarre touch to the flavors that I REALLY LIKED." — Sam Nemati

Simple Cantaloupe Smoothie

"Used vanilla Greek yogurt (which I had on hand), added a few more ice cubes, and ended up with a really creamy breakfast smoothie." — lutzflcat


  • Like any fruit-based concoction, your melon smoothie will only be as tasty as the melon you've selected. Check out these tips. If you've selected a total dud, add a bit more sugar or honey.
  • If your melon separates from the rest of your smoothie, reunite the ingredients by blending with a splash of half-and-half or coconut milk.
  • Using fresh lime juice? Here's how to wring the most juice from even the stingiest limes.


Happy blending!

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