Colorado Sunshine Smoothie, Celebrate Local Campaign Featured Recipe

Colorado Sunshine Smoothie

Serves 2-4

Recipe by: Sara Parsons, Nutrition and Culinary Intern, Slow Food Denver

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Ingredients

½ local* cantaloupe, chopped

2 local* pears, chopped

2 local* apricots, quartered

3 local* peaches, chopped

1 Cup water, local* dairy milk, or preferred milk alternative

Enough ice to thicken

  1. Prepare the cantaloupe by first slicing the melon in half. Take one half and scoop out the seeds with a spoon and discard them. Next, slice the half of the cantaloupe into thirds or quarters. Remove the rind/skin of the melon and chop the meat into medium-large cubes.
  2. Prepare the remaining fruits being sure to remove and discard pits, seeds, and stems.
  3. Place all chopped fruit into a blender.
  4. Pour in the cup of water, local dairy milk, or milk alternative.
  5. Add enough ice to thicken to your desired consistency, starting with a cup and adding more as needed.
  6. Enjoy!

Note: Feel free to bulk up this smoothie with your favorite protein powder.

*Find local ingredients at a farmers market nearest you. If in Denver, visit our , the Union Station Farmers Market, a Celebrate Local Campaign partner!

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