Ginger Melon Smoothie

Ginger Melon Smoothie Ingredients

Our smoothie-master, Geoff, has done it again.

This is a super-refreshing, nutrient-packed smoothie with minimal ingredients that really easy to make.

You may notice that a lot of our smoothies include turmeric. That’s because turmeric is a great anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant. Check out this article at Healthline – 10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin

Here’s the nutrients breakdown:

  • Food energy: 144kcal
  • Saturated fatty acids: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids: 0.08g
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 0.23g
  • Total fat: 1.09g
  • Calories from fat: 9
  • Cholesterol: —
  • Carbohydrate, by difference: 34.90g
  • Total dietary fiber: 5.58g
  • Protein: 2.08g
  • Total lipid (fat): 0.57g
  • Water: 238.27g
  • Ash: 1.46g
  • Total sugars: 25.17g
  • Calcium: 31mg
  • Iron: 1.10mg
  • Magnesium: 28mg
  • Phosphorus: 46mg
  • Potassium: 552mg
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Zinc: 0.47mg
  • Copper: 0.15mg
  • Manganese: 1.04mg
  • Selenium: 1.97μg
  • Vitamin C: 44.98mg
  • Thiamin: 0.07mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.06mg
  • Niacin: 1.47mg
  • Pantothenic acid: 0.27mg
  • Vitamin B6: 0.16mg
  • Folate, total: 32μg
  • Folic acid: —
  • Food folate: 32μg
  • Folate: 32μg dietary folate equivalents
  • Choline: —
  • Vitamin B12: —
  • Vitamin A: 8580IU
  • Vitamin A RAE: 428μg retinol activity equivalents
  • Retinol: —
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol): 4604.32mg
  • Vitamin D µg: —
  • Vitamin D IU: —
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone): 148.98μg
  • Alpha-carotene: —
  • Beta-carotene: —
  • Beta-cryptoxanthin: —
  • Lycopene: 8μg
  • Lutein+zeazanthin: 1g
  • Percent refuse: —

And here’s the super-easy recipe:

Ginger Melon Smoothie

Tasty, refreshing and low-calorie, too! With all the benefits of ginger and turmeric and the refreshing taste of cantaloupe.
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, cantaloupe, easy, ginger, melon, Smoothie, turmeric
Servings: -33
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Geoff Wells

Equipment

  • Vitamix

Ingredients

  • ½ large cantaloupe
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 2 small pears
  • 2 small apples
  • 1 knob ginger – a good size chunk
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cup plant-based milk of your choice we used cashew milk

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients into a blend and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for later use.

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