Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Beet greens, star fruit and cucumber smoothie

Bolster your heart and mind with the health benefits of beet greens and the other vegetables and fruits blended to produce this refreshing, nutritious smoothie.

Beet greens, star fruit and cucumber smoothie

                                                                     Yield: 1 smoothie
Ingredients:
6-8 beet leaves, stalks removed
½ cucumber, chunked
½ star fruit, cored, chunked
½ Granny Smith apples, cored, chunked
¼ - ½ fresh lime
¼ cup cold water

Garnish:½ fresh strawberry


Beet, cucumber, lime, star fruit, and Granny Smith apple


Preparation:

1. Thoroughly wash all fruits and vegetables to remove all contaminants before coring, chunking or otherwise cutting into them.

2. Pulse all ingredients together in a blender until thoroughly pureed.

3. Decant. Garnish. Enjoy!


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