Sweet Honeydew Smoothies

by Marla on July 6, 2012 · 37 comments

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Sweet Honeydew Smoothies | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com Are you ready for some melony fruity flavors to mix with your summer fun? ‘Tis the season for light / quick food and drink preparation. When I think of summer all sorts of juicy fruits come to mind. Honeydew being top of the list.

This bright green melon is quenching and refreshing on hot summer days. Enjoy it chilled & sliced or in smoothies!

Sweet Honeydew Smoothies | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

These smoothies are cleansing and the perfect detox drink.

Enjoy these sips poolside or at breakfast. The perfect compliment would be a Lilly Pulitzer swimsuit and a game of tennis ~ don’t you think?!

Serve with a bowl of fresh seasonal fruits…

Sweet Honeydew Smoothies | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Or with some of my Honeydew Sherbet

Sweet Honeydew Sherbet Recipe | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Simple combine fresh honeydew with ice and some lemon juice.

You can make these drinks a bit festive with a splash of your favorite spirits. They would be stunning served at a wedding or shower

Sweet Honeydew Smoothies | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

#2 smoothie has a splash of coconut milk. That’s all there is to it!

A delightful drink that can be whipped up in your blender and enjoyed any time at all!

Sweet Honeydew Smoothies | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Do you have any special ways you enjoy honeydew melon? I would love to hear about it!

Sweet Honeydew Smoothies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: about 2 ten ounce smoothies

Sweet Honeydew Smoothies

Ingredients

    Smoothie 1
  • 16 ounces cubed Honeydew Melon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Lemon Juice, adjust to taste
  • 6 ounces Ice
  • Smoothie 2
  • 16 ounces cubed Honeydew Melon
  • 4 ounces light Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • 6 ounces Ice
  • Optional Sweetener
  • Depending on the overall sweetness of your melon you can add some honey, stevia or your favorite natural sweetener.
  • Optional Toppings
  • Homemade Whipped Cream
  • Vegan Coconut Whipped Cream
  • Spirits
  • Make honeydew cocktails out of either smoothie. Rum, Malibu, vodka or tequila are a few options.

Method

  • For smoothie 1 or 2, blend all ingredients in blender. Make any adjustments or modifications according to taste preference. Add spirits last. Top with whipped cream if desired.
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{ 35 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lauren July 6, 2012 at 7:36 am

Oooohh!! Honeydew sherbet? YUM!

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2 Stephanie July 6, 2012 at 7:52 am

Boo, I have honeydew, but no blender!

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3 Marla July 6, 2012 at 8:23 am

uh oh, Stephanie ~ it looks like you need to change that!

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4 Rosa July 6, 2012 at 7:56 am

Refreshing and divine! The addition of lemon juice is perfect…

Cheers,

Rosa

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5 Heather (Heather's Dish) July 6, 2012 at 8:01 am

smooth and cool and clean – yes please!

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6 Marla July 6, 2012 at 8:24 am

Thanks Heather ~ all about the smooth, clean and lean over here :)

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7 amelia from z tasty life July 6, 2012 at 8:16 am

mmm, the smoothie looks so refreshing: can’t wait to try it.
(Thank you for the shout out!)

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8 Marla July 6, 2012 at 8:24 am

You’re welcome Amelia! Your honeydew martinis look great!

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9 Jen @ Jen's Favorite Cookies July 6, 2012 at 8:55 am

Oh, this looks so refreshing! My son loves honeydew, I know he would be in heaven if he had one of these! Beautiful!

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10 Barbara @ Barbara Bakes July 6, 2012 at 9:01 am

They look so cool and refreshing!

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11 Kiran @ KiranTarun.com July 6, 2012 at 9:06 am

That looks so refreshing and delicious!! :)

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12 Marta @ What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today? July 6, 2012 at 9:18 am

It’s a perfect treat for a hot summer days. I love the pictures as well. Very refreshing :)

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13 susan July 6, 2012 at 9:21 am

I am all over this color green – my fav color. And, yes….a Lilly Puiltzer anything and a game of tennis (preferably in the Hamptons) would be fabby!

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14 Marla July 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

Thanks Susan! Glad you are partial to the idea of Lilly and tennis! I would LOVE a trip to the Hamptons right now. One of my favorite places ever!

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15 Averie @ Averie Cooks July 6, 2012 at 10:01 am

Gorgeous lighting and the contrast with the colors and the delicate quality to the photos…so pretty, Marla! and yes, Lilly P. anything is always perfect :)

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16 Marla July 6, 2012 at 11:28 am

Averie, these honeydew shakes would also be very suitable alongside your island home in Aruba :)

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17 Maria July 6, 2012 at 11:31 am

I have a honeydew in the fridge! I know what I am making!

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18 Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. July 6, 2012 at 11:53 am

These look delis! Hope you had a great trip! Not sure if you’re back yet

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19 Kathryn July 6, 2012 at 2:17 pm

This sounds so refreshing and your pictures are as wonderful as ever!

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20 Deliciously Organic July 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Absolutely beautiful!

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21 JulieD July 6, 2012 at 6:07 pm

Love the colors, Marla! This looks so good and refreshing…perfect for summer! xoxo

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22 kelley {mountain mama cooks} July 7, 2012 at 6:38 am

Honeydew is my favorite summer melon. The colors are gorgeous! I bet the coconut milk is awesome in the smoothie.

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23 Katrina July 7, 2012 at 9:21 am

This looks so fabulous! Love this idea!

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24 jenny holiday July 7, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Ohhh these look perfect! Totally on the to do list for the week! :)
Just found your blog tonight! Yay!

Happy Summer!
Love from the NJ Shore!
xo Jenny Holiday

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25 little.empty.room July 8, 2012 at 11:13 am

That looks so incredibly good. I have to try it.

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26 Esi July 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm

Great for this heatwave. I want to try this with cantaloupe.

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27 Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media] July 8, 2012 at 8:04 pm

In my circle of friends, honeydew is so underrated. I just love it but so many of my friends pass it off. Maybe after they have this smoothie they’ll feel differently!

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28 Ali @ Gimme Some Oven July 8, 2012 at 9:30 pm

Mmmm…I love honeydew. These sound so refreshing!!

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29 aida mollenkamp July 9, 2012 at 1:41 pm

These all sound so refreshing!

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30 Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen July 9, 2012 at 5:31 pm

I wish I’d seen this before the baby shower I just attended, it would have been perfect for it!

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31 Nealey @ Dixie Caviar July 10, 2012 at 7:05 am

These smoothies look so fresh and thirst-quenching! Too bad I don’t like honeydew… I bet they’d be just as good with cantaloupe ;)

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32 Kristina Vanni July 10, 2012 at 1:28 pm

I have yet to try a smoothing with honeydew! Love your take of blending it with coconut milk!

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33 Vicky July 11, 2012 at 6:04 am

I’ve never tried a honeydew smoothie before but I cut up some honeydew last night and have some left over so I’ll definitely be trying one of these tonight!

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34 Calogero July 19, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Thanks. It must be very sweet!

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35 Aggie July 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm

I’m obsessed with honeydews. These smoothie look perfect.

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