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Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Cucumber, Apple, and Mint Cooler

Low-Calorie Cup. Each serving of this smoothie offers a half-cup of vegetables, plus a little fruit.

Cooking Light MAY 2010

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened frozen 100% apple juice concentrate, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 10 ice cubes (about 4 ounces)

Preparation

1. Place all ingredients in a blender; process 2 minutes or until smooth. Serve immediately.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 91
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.6g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 16mg
  • Calcium: 41mg
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