Make healthy thorn melon and apple smoothie

It is packed with antioxidants, iron, and vitamins.

In Summary

•Packed with antioxidants, iron, and vitamins.

•The smoothie is good for your immune system, promotes better eyesight, and manages diabetes.

Also known as Kiwano, thorn melon, as many Kenyans call it, is an exotic fruit that originates from Central and South of Africa.

You know a Kiwano is ready to eat when the skin is bright golden orange.

Although Kiwano's can be consumed both unripe (green color) and fully ripe.

When unripe, it tastes like a blend of banana, lime, cucumber and watermelon, while the taste of ripe fruit resembles that of a cucumber.

Packed with antioxidants, iron, and vitamin, the smoothie is good for your immune system and is good for managing diabetes, and promoting better eyesight.


  • 1 thorn melon; remove the flesh.
  • ½ of grated ginger
  • 1 Banana
  • 3 tablespoons of honey (Optional)
  • 1 red apple
  • 50g of natural yogurt (Optional)


Step 1

Put all your ingredients in your blender.

Step 2

If you are allergic to dairy, you can use soy, almond or coconut milk.

Serve and enjoy with friends and family.

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