Immunity-Boosting Cantaloupe Smoothie
This immunity-boosting cantaloupe smoothie is under 130 calories.
The vitamin C found in oranges will bolster your immune system and energy levels. A 2010 study found that women who consumed orange juice prior to a one-hour workout for a three-month period increased their anaerobic threshold, among other benefits. Bananas add easily digested carbs to the mix for instant fuel.
- 1 1/2 cups cantaloupe peeled, seeded and chopped
- 1 half ripe banana
- 1 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
- 3/4 cup carrot juice
- 1/2 cup plain almond milk (or rice milk)
- 1/2 cup ice cubes
- 2 tbsp chopped walnuts
- 1 pinch ground cinnamon
- Combine the following ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
Per serving: 125 calories, 2 g protein, 4 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 22 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 56 mg sodium