Green Smoothie With Cucumber
In general, cucumbers aren’t the first ingredient that you think of when you think of a green smoothie. However, in a green smoothie, cucumber has a crisp taste to it, and it is an excellent source of beta carotene and Vitamin C. The delicate tropical flavor of the papaya makes an ideal complement to the crispness of the cucumber, and papayas are packed full of different antioxidants. Here is a great cucumber green smoothie recipe for you to try out today!
- 1 medium organic cucumber, with peel
- ½ large ripe papaya, peeled and deseeded
- 1/4 avocado, peeled and pitted
- 2 to 4 ounces of filtered water
- A few ice cubes to chill, optional
Each of the ingredients of this green smoothie should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. This recipe yields approximately 2-3 cups of smoothie, and a single serving of this smoothie recipe only has 199 calories in it. It will make a delicious and nutritious snack at any time of the day.
This green smoothie is an excellent source of folate, lycopene, vitamin B5, and vitamin K. Additionally, it has your daily recommended allowance of Vitamin C. Try it out for yourself today!