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Dewy and Cool Smoothie

Dewy and Cool Smoothie

Cool, completely refreshing, with delicate subtle flavors that make you want to pay attention, this healthful summer smoothie is an elegant treat for hot, humid days. I made this smoothie on a very hot and muggy day–as a special drink for my birthday, in fact–and it kept me cool for hours afterwards. It is also a drink that has a stature, making it a treat for celebrations.

If you have a ripe honeydew, the likelihood is that you will have everything else you need, and you can make this smoothie on the spot:

One half of a fresh, ripe honeydew melon

2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

pinch of salt

1/3 cup lemon-lime soda or ginger ale

6 ice cubes

Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until slightly frothy.

Makes 2 servings.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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12:20PM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

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7:41AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

12:46AM PST on Dec 6, 2012

Thank you :)

12:55PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

THIS SOUNDS AMAZINGLY REFRESHING! THANKS!!! : D

8:13AM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

Sounds wonderful! Thanks for the recipe.

2:53PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

Yum, looks amazing, must try this.
thanks =)

1:58PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

sounds yummy.

8:23PM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

Honeydew, lime, and ginger ale? Sounds nice; I'll have to try that.

11:33AM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

Don't know how I missed this when first posted in 2003, but it sounds like a bit of heaven for a hot summer day.

9:02AM PDT on Apr 4, 2012

yum

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