Honeydew melons are rich in Vitamin C, potassium and B Vitamins such as thiamine and niacin. Containing about 90% water, honeydew melon can help keep you hydrated. Most of the health benefits of carrots are attributed to the beta-carotene and fiber content. Beta-carotenes are converted to Vitamin A in the liver and are a key nutrient in eye health and protecting skin against sun damage. Carrots are also rich in antioxidants, Vitamins A, C, K and B8, folate, potassium, iron, copper and manganese.
Produce Tip: Look for honeydew melons with a waxy rind. The melon should feel heavy for its size and the surface should give slightly to pressure, bouncing back quickly when pressure is released. Avoid melons with a fuzzy rind. Look for smooth, firm, crisp carrots with deep coloring and avoid soft, wilted or split carrots.
Note: Instead of honey, you can use 1 ¼ cups sugar mixed with ¼ cup water.
Serving Size: 2 cookies (1/30 recipe)
Total Calories: 130
Total Fat: 4 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 gram
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
Dietary Fiber: 1 gram
Sodium: 95 Milligrams
Note: You can mix ingredients and freeze in ice cube tray instead of cups, making great “ice cubes” in fruit juice. Try other fruits or juice concentrates for variety.
Serving Size: 1 fruit pop (1/4 recipe)
Total Calories: 176
Total Fat: 1 gram
Saturated Fat: 0 grams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 40 grams
Dietary Fiber: 1 gram
Sodium: 38 Milligrams
Serving Size: 6 servings
Total Fat: 3 grams
Total Carb: 6 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Fiber: 2 grams
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