Those of us who hear the word smoothie, generally think of bright colorful fruit and some sort of yogurt, milk, or maybe water. For some courageous types, maybe a little spinach may make it green. This smoothie is a bit different. It provides a jolt of energy that not even coffee can match.
Super Green Parsley and Cilantro Smoothie [Vegan]
- 1 handful of organic parsley
- 1 handful of organic cilantro
- 1/3 of organic English cucumber or 1 regular size cucumber
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh turmeric (or 1/4 teaspoon dry)
- 2 organic celery stalks
- juice from 1/2 lemon
- 2 cups water
- optional: if you want some sweetness, add one chopped pear skin on
Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender and enjoy right away.