Cool Melon – Virgin Mojito Smoothie

  September 5, 2014  |    Blog>Recipes

What’s the next best thing to a mojito? This delish virgin smoothie version that’s got only 96 calories and 11 grams of protein!

(As you know, we love a good smoothie! We’re always whipping them up–  so if you want a few more to try, give these a whirl if you feel like you want to flood your body with nutrients and flush bloat!

 

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Cool Melon – Virgin Mint Mojito Smoothie

 

This smoothie makes an awesome snack or breakfast.  Double the recipe at breakfast and for less than 200 calories you’ll have more than 20 grams of protein! (Even though this is virgin, this smoothie is spiked with an energy boost! 😉 )

 

Among many of the health benefits from the wholesome foods in this smoothie, a few additional of health perks in this smoothie come from the mint–check them out!:

Easing seasonal allergies-Mint’s antioxidant rosmarinic acid, has anti-inflammatory properties which seems to be helpful in in relieving seasonal allergy symptoms.  Ba bye benedryl!

Fighting Colds: Menthol, which is a natural decongestant in mint, helps to break up phlegm and mucus. And it can help relieve sore throats–in tea or in this smoothie.

Indigestion: Mint eases the stomach and is calming and soothing herb. It is thought to improve the flow of bile through the stomach, which helps to speed and ease digestion.

 

 

Cool Melon – Virgin Mint Mojito Smoothie

Serves 1

 

Ingredients:

 

1 Tbsp mint, chopped

1/2 cup watermelon, cubed

1/2 cup cantaloupe, cubed

1/4 cup cucumber (peeled and roughly chopped)

4 ounces plain, nonfat Greek yogurt

 

Directions

Simply add ingredients into a blender and blend until thoroughly combined. Then, pour into a glass and enjoy! 🙂

 

 

Nutritional Information, per 1 serving

96 calories, 13g carbohydrates, 11g protein, 0.5g fat, 47mg sodium, 438mg potassium, 1g fiber

 

Cool Melon – Virgin Mojito Smoothie
 
This smoothie makes an awesome snack or breakfast. Double the recipe at breakfast and for less than 200 calories you'll have more than 20 grams of protein! (Even though this is virgin, this smoothie is spiked with an energy boost! 😉 )
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp mint, chopped
  • ½ cup watermelon, cubed
  • ½ cup cantaloupe, cubed
  • ¼ cup cucumber (peeled and roughly chopped)
  • 4 ounces plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
Instructions
  1. Simply add ingredients into a blender and blend until thoroughly combined. Then, pour into a glass and enjoy! 🙂
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 smoothie Calories: 96 Fat: 0.5g Carbohydrates: 13 g Sodium: 47 mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 11g

 

 

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