Refresh With Watermelon Green

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#6 of your Summer Smoothie Series

‘Watermelon Green’

A good ole green smoothie for a refreshing cooler to combat the heat of summer. Sisters from the Cucurbitaceae family, Watermelons & Cucumbers are blissful together. They are super hydrating and packed with antioxidants like lycopene, vitamin C and beta carotene which help lower risk of heart disease, fight inflammation and these sisters even help freshen your breath.

Ingredients

1/2 cup ice

1/2 cup water or coconut water

2 thick slices watermelon (remove skin)

1/2 small cucumber, peeled

2 tsp chia seeds

1 small handful of kale or spinach

1/2 lime, squeezed of juice

Method

Add all ingredients and blend in a high speed blender. Enjoy!

This recipe has been developed by Michaela Papst an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist. She has a passion for simple, wholefood recipes that are feel good and help create a zesty and vibrant version of you!

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