Recipe: Cucumber Smoothie

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Recipe: Cucumber Smoothie

Even though cucumbers are 96% water, they are still a great source of nutrients like Vitamin C, K and potassium. This green vegetable can often be found in many salads, or even in smoothies — as in this recipe!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced cucumbers
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 head of celery
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 2 apples, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Juice of ½ lemon

 

Servings

4 servings

Nutrient content per serving

  • Calories — 65
  • Carbs — 18g
  • Protein — 2g
  • Fat — 0g
  • Sodium — 95mg
  • Fiber — 5g

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender.
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Enjoy!

 

Recipe compliments of West Virginia University Cooperative Extension.

Video directions

A recipe video for making Cucumber and Spinach Smoothie.: youtube.com/watch?v=0muiMUckDa0


This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP.