watermelon-smoothie

This watermelon smoothie is really the bomb when it comes to providing an excellent source of beta-carotene and lycopene. Lycopene is what gives watermelon its deep red coloring; but the nutrient is also well-known as a cancer-fighting agent. It helps keep cell membranes strong, which in turn helps keep toxins from entering cells.

Watermelon Smoothie Refresher

Servings 2 people

Time 10 mins

Ingredients

1 Cup of Watermelon cut into cubes

1 Cucumber peeled and sliced

2 Mint leaves

1/2 Cup of ice

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients into a large jug or bowl if blending with a stick blender or....

  2. Pop them all into a blender of your choice

  3. Blend on low for 30 seconds

  4. Then blend on high until smooth (about 30 seconds more)

  5. Pout into individual glasses and garnish each glass with a mint leaf

 

Recipe Notes


Watermelon contains lutein and zeaxanthin, potent antioxidants that are found naturally in our eyes.

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