Creamy Cilantro Smoothie
Spring is the time for greens - cleansing, nutritious, hydrating and alkalizing. In this savory recipe cucumber, cilantro and celery ensure all of the above, in a lovely combo with a satisfying avocado.
Recipe Author: Beautiful on Raw
Preparation Time: 15 min.
- 1 cucumber, cut into chunks
- 5-6 stalks of celery, cut into pieces
- 1 small bunch of fresh cilantro (about 1 packed cup), chopped
- ¼ - ½ of red bell pepper, cut into pieces
- 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
- 1 avocado, peeled and pit removed
- ½ tsp. Celtic sea salt
- a small piece of hot pepper (to taste)
- a few pine nuts for garnishing
Make 2 cups of juice from cucumber and celery. Place the juice into the blender, add the rest of the ingredients, except for nuts, and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a glass, and garnish with chopped red pepper and pine nuts.
Recipe Type: Smoothie