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Creamy Cantaloupe Smoothie Recipe, How to make Muskmelon Banana Smoothie

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Cantaloupe Banana Smoothie Recipe with step by step photos - This healthy smoothie recipe is the perfect way to cool off in the summer when cantaloupe is at its peak, adding plenty of sweetness to this healthy snack. Cantaloupe are a super-food because they are rich in antioxidants.

Cantaloupe (also known as muskmelon (India and the United States), mush  melon, rock melon, sweet melon, honeydew, Persian melon (South Africa)), to more about its, please read Wikipedia about Cantaloupe

This is one of my favorite flavor combinations for a smoothie. Cool and fruity, a glass full satisfies my evening munchies.

When the weather is hot, I don't want to spend my time in the kitchen, I just want to be outside. 

Smoothies have been my go-to snack this week as in Bangalore weather it too hot so not to make anything else. This smoothies is cold, refreshing and healthy, and what you preferred in a hot day. It is simple and made with only 4 ingredients.

Creamy Cantaloupe Smoothie is the contribution of our Foodie Monday blog hop and this week topic is "Summer Coolers". Smoothies are an awesome way to pack tons of nutrition into a delicious treat that you can anywhere.

The trick to a tasty cantaloupe smoothie is to make sure the cantaloupe is ripe, juicy, and ready to eat. This is sugar free smoothie and I must say it's a STRESS BUSTER smoothie.

Taste: Sweet, juicy and melony taste with strong musk, banana aroma and vanilla after taste !!

Serving Ideas: During hot summer, chilled and refreshing this smoothie is a perfect afternoon drink.

Delicious smoothies are a great alternative to calorie-packed desserts or as a meal substitute. This smoothie will give you energy and keep you feeling full for hours.

Time : 10 min
Preparation time : 5 min
Servings : 3

Ingredients :

De-seeded, Peeled and chopped Cantaloupe - 2 cups
Banana - 1 no
Vanilla ice cream - 1 large scoop
Milk (full cream or skim) - 1/2 cup
Honey - 1 tsp

Ice cubes

Preparation Method :

1. Cut cantaloupe into halves and remove seeds. Dice it into large pieces as well as chopped banana also.

2. Add all the ingredients into blender and blend until smooth.

3.  Blend until smooth texture. Pour it into serving glasses, garnish with a small piece of melon, fresh mint leaves and serve.

Tips and Variations:

* Surface of a cantaloupe can contain harmful bacteria—in particular, Salmonella. It is strongly recommended to wash a melon thoroughly before cutting for consumption.

* The ice cream in this recipe makes the smoothie creamy and rich, however, if you prefer a healthier option, omit the ice cream and add vanilla yogurt instead.

You can make end number of cool smoothies at home like 
Apple Cinnamon Smoothie with Toasted Almonds
Salted Cucumber Lassi
Watermelon-Banana Smoothie

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Happy Cooking & Enjoy !!