Cantaloupe Smoothie – Super Healthy drink

Deliciously chilled Musk melon smoothie
Deliciously chilled  Cantaloupe/Musk melon smoothie

Cantaloupe more popularly known as  musk melon is a powerhouse of health. The name comes from its sweet enticing aroma when the fruit is ripe.Tender,juicy and wonderfully delicious muskmelon is available abundantly in summers. It is packed with nutrients, antioxidants, fiber , vitamins and most importantly high percentage of water which keeps you hydrated and cool. Plus it is very low in calories (approximately 50 calories per cup) . So this summer, when the scorching sun hovers menacingly over your head,why not bring this super hero of fruits home!!

There are so many ways to enjoy this bountiful gift of nature. Just dice it and enjoy it with your bowl of cereal, add sugar -leave it in the fridge and enjoy it chilled after lunch,  make a refreshing smoothie to be relished when you come back home tired and exhausted or make a muskmelon dip like I did sometime back.

Cantaloupe/Muskmelon- Superhero of fruits
Cantaloupe/Muskmelon- Superhero of fruits

Ten reasons why you must eat muskmelon :

  1. Helps you to lose weight
  2. Keeps your eyes healthy
  3. Smooth,healthy looking skin
  4. Controls blood pressure and hypertension
  5. Prevents risk of cancer and heart diseases
  6. High folate content good for pregnant women
  7. Helps  control diabetes.
  8. Builds immune system
  9. Prevents Osteoporosis
  10. Eases menstrual cramps

Why not blend this super healthy delicious fruit into a smoothie. Toss a cup of muskmelon cubes,half a cup of milk, sugar and some ice cubes in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add some vanilla ice cream if you are in an indulgent mood. Pour into a glass. Chill and enjoy.


I wanted to share some delicious pics from a wedding I attended last week.

Grilled cottage cheese and vegetables
Grilled cottage cheese and vegetables
Cottage cheese Shawarma
Cottage cheese Shawarma
Paneer shawarma rolls
Paneer shawarma rolls
Chocolate fountain
Chocolate fountain
Flavored milk
Flavored milk
Sweet Jalebis
Sweet Jalebis
Indian sweet -Gulab jamun
Indian sweet -Gulab jamun
Indian sweet-Rosgulla
Indian sweet-Rosgulla
Sweets
Sweets
sweets
sweets
Chaats- Dahi wada
Chaats- Dahi bhalla

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Entertainment-Russian fire dance
Entertainment-Russian fire dance
Water maiden
Water maiden

I am taking my refreshing drink to share with my FF buddies at Angie’s beautiful party hall. This weeks Fiesta is co hosted by my wonderful blogging pals Justine @ Eclectic odds n sods and Jhuls @ The Not So Creative Cook.

Come and join me at this super cool party…

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40 thoughts on “Cantaloupe Smoothie – Super Healthy drink

    1. Thank you so much ☺ But honestly speaking I was so much enamoured by all the glamour ,the spread ,talking to people and clicking the pics that when I came back to the hotel room I realised I had hardly eaten anything 😁 But fun we really had. No doubt about that. Probably you were travelling at the same time we did. I am enjoying reading all your travel tales and experiences 👍☺

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  1. I love Cantaloupe, especially in smoothies. This looks so refreshing! And I love everything here!! 😀 Thanks for sharing at FF. I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend. xx

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    1. Thank you Jhuls ☺ I always brought Cantaloupes home for the taste. But there are ten more reasons to do that now, after reading all the health benefits.
      Thanks for being an awesome host as always 👍☺

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    1. Haha thanks Julie ☺ But I am not sure if the smoothie will taste just as good when blended raw. But we never know. Your fingers do work wonders. I’m so much in love with all your lovely goodies of late👍☺

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    1. Thank you so much 🙂 I remember you mentioned diabetes in one of your comments earlier. I have learnt while putting up this post that musk melon is very good for a diabetic diet. You can enjoy this delicious fruit without any fear.

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