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Rejuvenating Green Smoothie Recipe

April 18, 2016 in Eat Local & Organic
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Rejuvenating Green Smoothie Recipe

Cleansing Wheatgrass Smoothie

Cleansing Wheatgrass Smoothie, with Organic Wheat Grass Powder from Pukka Herbs

Spring is a good time to feed our minds, bodies and senses with cleansing, nourishing and revitalising green, organic foods. This week’s rejuvenating green smoothie recipe comes from  organic and fair-trade pioneers –  Pukka Herbs, who make deliciously reviving, herbal teas and wonderful organic plant foods and supplements inspired by the wisdom of Ayurveda.

Green Smoothie Power

Why wheatgrass? Well, it’s bursting with vitamins, minerals and amino acids that will leave you feeling balanced and rejuvenated. When you add avocado to the equation, you are getting a perfect combination of good fats, fibre and vitamins.  Try mixing  Juicy Wheat Grass Powder with creamy avocado, fresh herbs, cooling cucumber and the zing of citrus for a refreshing and cleansing smoothie which is perfect for  replenishing, revitalising boost to your day – it’s the ideal nourishing, healthy breakfast on the go.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Pukka Juicy Wheat Grass Powder
  • 1 ripe avocado (stone and skin removed)
  • 3 sprigs fresh mint leaves
  • 3 sprigs fresh coriander leaves
  • the juice and a little of the rind of 1 unwaxed lemon
  • the juice and a little of the rind of 1 unwaxed lime
  • 1/4 cucumber
  • 250 to 300 ml spring or filtered water
  • ground, to taste, black pepper
  • 2 cm fresh ginger, grated (optional)
  • herbal sea salt (optional)

 

Method

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a blender with 150ml of the water and process until smooth.
  2. Gradually add as much of the remaining water as you need to give the consistency you prefer, and blend until well combined.
  3. Serve, garnished with a sprig of mint.

Buy your Pukka Herbs supplies from the Ethical Hedonist Fairtrade, Organic and Made in Britain Emporium, and help fund your favourite magazine!  You can buy Pukka Wheatgrass Power Here

To visit Pukka Herbs –  www.pukkaherbs.com

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Alison Jane Reid

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