Deep Green Smoothie with a Kick

Smoothies do not have to be extra sweet to be delicious. Some days you might need a mildly sweet smoothie with a kick. Our Deep Green Smoothie combines sweet fruit, like apples, with the mildly tart flavor of green grapes; the rest of the ingredients will surprise your palate with spicy and savory notes and extra flavor. The cucumber does not have a strong flavor and makes this green smoothie more refreshing because it contains a lot of water.

Apples are not just sweet and easy to combine with other ingredients; they can also offer several health benefits. They contain vitamins and fiber, and they support the digestive system. Green grapes are loaded with antioxidants that fight free radicals and protect the body from diseases. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, and paprika is packed with antioxidants. These two ingredients add extra flavor to a green smoothie that otherwise might be mild and boring. Cilantro is like frosting on the cake for a smoothie with savory notes.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 apple, sliced

  • 1/2 cup green grapes

  • 1 small cucumber, sliced

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

  • Dash of paprika

  • Small bunch of cilantro

Instructions
  1. Slice 1 apple.

  2. Slice 1 small cucumber.

  3. Place the sliced apple and cucumber in the blender.

  4. Juice 1 lemon and add it to the mix.

  5. Add 1/2 cup of green grapes.

  6. Scoop 1/2 teaspoon of ginger into the mix.

  7. Add a dash of paprika.

  8. Blend all the ingredients.

  9. Use a small bunch of cilantro for decoration.

  10. Drink up and kick off the party!

Health Benefits
  1. Apple: rich in fiber for improved digestion, apples are bursting with antioxidants that counter inflammation and prevent diseases.

  2. Green grapes: are loaded with antioxidants and phytonutrients, which may help extend life.

  3. Cucumber: is low in calories, helps detoxify the body, and prevents dehydration because it contains a lot of water.

  4. Lemon: protects the body against colds and other illnesses while lowering blood pressure.

  5. Ginger: has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, ginger lowers the risk of heart disease and supports the digestive system.

  6. Paprika: is rich in antioxidants that reduce inflammation and keep eyes healthy.

  7. Cilantro: protects against oxidative stress, improves digestion, and promotes mental health.

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