Melon-Cucumber Smoothie

Melon-Cucumber Smoothie

Parents labelPrep time: 8 minutes

Ingredients:
  • ½ c. sliced peeled cucumber
  • 1 c. diced cantaloupe
  • 1 c. diced watermelon
  • 1 c. low-fat plain yogurt
Directions:
  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.

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.

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN

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