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Melon-Cucumber Smoothie

Prep time: 8 minutes

What you need:

  • 1/2 c. sliced peeled cucumber
  • 1 c. diced cantaloupe
  • 1 c. diced watermelon
  • 1 c. low-fat plain yogurt

What to do:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
  2. Add a little water if the mixture doesn't blend easily.
  3. Pour into two glasses and enjoy.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 130 calories
  • 7g protein
  • 1.5g fat
  • 1.5g sat. fat
  • 22g carbohydrate
  • 1g fiber
  • 10mg cholesterol
  • 100mg sodium
  • 21g sugars

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 cup

This recipe has important nutrients for mom and baby, including:

Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays an important role in tissue growth and repair and bone and tooth development. Vitamin C also helps the body absorb iron. Good sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits, broccoli, tomatoes, and fortified fruit juices.

Date reviewed: November 2015

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