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Honeydew

Hats Off for Honeydew

Honeydew melons are one of the popular varieties of melons which are available all year round. The sweetest of all the melons and averaging five to six pounds, honeydew melons have a creamy yellow rind when ripe and pale green flesh The fruit can be round or oval and has a long shelf life. Honeydew melon health benefits include strong vision, strong heart, improved digestion, strong teeth and bones, smooth skin, thick hair, weight loss, strong muscles and tissues. It promotes the removal of toxins from the body, and enhances the functioning of the nervous system. It helps boost your energy levels too. An important honeydew melon fact is that these melons continue to ripen when kept at room temperature, even after they are removed from the vines.

Melon Lime Cooler
  • Ingredients

    4 1/2 cups cubed honeydew melon
    1 1/2 cups lime sherbet
    2 tablespoons lime juice
    4 fresh strawberries (optional)

  • Additional Information

    Original recipe makes 4 servings
    PREP 10 mins
    READY IN 40 mins

Additional Information

Original recipe makes 4 servings
PREP 10 mins
READY IN 40 mins

Ingredients

4 1/2 cups cubed honeydew melon
1 1/2 cups lime sherbet
2 tablespoons lime juice
4 fresh strawberries (optional)

Directions
  1. Place honeydew melon in a single layer on a baking sheet. Cover and freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
  2. Transfer frozen melon to a food processor with the sherbet and lime juice. Puree until smooth. Pour mixture evenly into 4 glasses, and garnish each glass with a strawberry. Serve immediately.
Melon Lime Cooler
  • Ingredients

    4 1/2 cups cubed honeydew melon
    1 1/2 cups lime sherbet
    2 tablespoons lime juice
    4 fresh strawberries (optional)

  • Additional Information

    Original recipe makes 4 servings
    PREP 10 mins
    READY IN 40 mins

Additional Information

Original recipe makes 4 servings
PREP 10 mins
READY IN 40 mins

Ingredients

4 1/2 cups cubed honeydew melon
1 1/2 cups lime sherbet
2 tablespoons lime juice
4 fresh strawberries (optional)

Directions
  1. Place honeydew melon in a single layer on a baking sheet. Cover and freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
  2. Transfer frozen melon to a food processor with the sherbet and lime juice. Puree until smooth. Pour mixture evenly into 4 glasses, and garnish each glass with a strawberry. Serve immediately.