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A healthful all fruit, non-dairy shake
|1 Cantaloupe, small to medium size
2-4 Plums, red or purple
4 tbsp. Flaxseeds
1-1/2 cups Ice
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This recipe will make four 12-ounce glasses of fruit smoothie. It is best prepared in a high-powered blender such as a Vita-Mix. If a smaller blender is used, or you wish to make a smaller amount, we suggest that the recipe be cut in half.
It is also best to refrigerate the fruit several hours before preparing the Fruit Smoothie. To make the Smoothie even colder, the Banana could be peeled, cut into pieces and frozen.
Thoroughly wash the Cantaloupe. Cut into sections. Remove the rind. If you are using a Vita-Mix, the seeds can be blended into the smoothie for more nutrition, otherwise, remove the seeds. Place into the blender.
Add the peeled bananas and the plums. Add the ice. Cover the blender and run at high speed until the ingredients are thoroughly blended into the smoothie (about 1-2 minutes). Serve in a tall glass with a straw, and enjoy.
A Fruit Smoothie also makes a great breakfast. We usually have two 12-ounce glasses each.