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Try A New, Hydrating Recipe From Compass One Healthcare!

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You can hack your hydration in ways beyond drinking water. Experts recommend that 80% of fluid intake comes liquids.  However, the remaining amount may come from foods that you are already eating. Today, try one of these recipes loaded with refreshing, hydrating ingredients!

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Melon Duet Bisque (makes 4 servings)
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 medium peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped cantaloupe (about 12 ounces)
  • 1/4 medium peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped honeydew (about 12 ounces)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh grated ginger
  • mint sprigs (optional)

Directions:
  1. In the blender or food processor, purée the cantaloupe and add half of the lime juice and half of the ginger. Place in a bowl.
  2. Rinse out the blender or food processor. Purée the honeydew in the blender, add the remaining lime juice and ginger.
  3. Simultaneously pour 1/2 cup of each melon mixture into opposite sides of a soup bowl.
  4. Garnish each serving with a mint sprig if using. Serving size is 1 cup.

Watermelon Jicama Salad (makes 10 servings)
Ingredients:
  • 5 cups watermelon (about 1/2 watermelon), cut into 1-inch batonnets (1/4” x 1/4” x 2” strips)
  • 1 jicama, julienned
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds, garnish

Directions:
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine watermelon and jicama.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients, drizzle dressings over watermelon.
  3. Toss gently, sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and serve.
  4. Serving size is 1/2 cup.

A-Z Smoothie (makes 2 servings)

Ingredients:
1/4 cup fresh baby spinach leaves
2/3 cup cold water
2 teaspoons ground flax seeds
2/3 cup frozen raspberries
1 peeled banana
2 teaspoons creamy, unsalted almond butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions:
1.    Place all ingredients into a blender
2.    Puree until smooth.
3.    Serve immediately, serving size is 8 oz.

Mango Smoothie (makes 2 servings)

Ingredients:
1/4 cup skim milk
1/4 cup apple juice 
8 ounces (1 cup) low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup frozen mango chunks
2 tablespoons ground flax seeds

Directions:
1.    Place all ingredients into a blender,
2.    Puree until smooth.
3.    Serve immediately, serving size is 8 oz.
Blog Nutrition 05/31/2022 10:29am CDT

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