Lesson One

Chef Suzy partners with Produce Pick of the Month to bring a yummy cantaloupe recipe! Follow along with the video to create this delicious cantaloupe smoothie. 

Cantaloupe Smoothie



  • 1 Frozen Banana
  • ½ cup plain or vanilla flavored yogurt
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 cup frozen cantaloupe chunks
  • ½ cup 2% Milk


  1. Place peeled banana and cantaloupe chunks in the freezer overnight
  2. Cut the frozen banana into chunks.  Add all ingredients into a blender or food processor.  Blend until smooth.
McClain, S. 2020, Produce Pick of the Month: Cantaloupe Recipe, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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