There are few foods quite as refreshing as melon, and when it's combined with frozen green grapes, the result is uniquely clean and satisfying. The addition of cucumber in this smoothie makes it cool and hydrating, certain to be welcome on a sweltering summer day. Even those who aren't counting their calories and fat grams will be wowed by this healthy version of a green Slurpee.


  • 1 1/2 cups chopped honeydew melon, chilled
  • 1/2 cup white grape juice
  • 3/4 cup frozen green grapes

Makes about 2 cups

Combine the honeydew, grape juice, and cucumber in a blender. Add the grapes.
Blend until smooth.

Reprinted with permission from Super Smoothies by Mary Corpening Barber and Sara Corpening Whiteford. Photograph by Olga Lyubkina. Copyright © 2007. Published by Chronicle Books.