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Cantaloupe Crush Recipe for Children

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  • ½ cantaloupe
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 ½ cups ice
  • sweetener as needed (about 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar or equivalent of other sweetener)


  1. Cut cantaloupe into small cubes or thin strips.
  2. Mix cantaloupe, milk, and ice in a blender until smooth.
  3. Sweeten to taste.

Nutritional Information

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Each serving provides:
    • Calories: 50 kcal
    • Total fat: 0 g
    • Saturated fat: 0 g
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg
    • Sodium: 40 mg
    • Total fiber: 0 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Carbohydrates: 10 g
    • Potassium: 280 mg

Quick Facts

This refreshing drink is healthy because it uses:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Fat-free milk
  • Low amounts of sweetener

Source: National Cancer Institute recipe at InteliHealth, available at:

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.

Last Updated March 2012

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