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We all agree that we should consume our fruits and veggies as a part of our 5-a-day, don’t we? But at times, it can be challenging to meet this target.
So, having fruit or vegetable smoothie can be a good option, don’t you think? Because all you have to do is pick the ingredients that you love, put them in a blender and just whizz it up for a minute or two. And you can drink it in a mere five minutes ?
And with the right combinations, you can have so many choices of tasty and healthy smoothies that fulfil the recommended portion of your daily fruit intake.
And this cucumber apple mint smoothie is one of them.
This smoothie is jam-packed with so much goodness. Starting from hydrating cucumber which has the benefit of lowering the blood pressure, and anti-inflammatory and controlling blood sugar. And then the granny smith apple that offers fabulous benefits such as a good source of antioxidants, keeping our bones healthy, and improving the immune system. Lastly, mint leaves also have amazing properties for our health. For example, relieve indigestion, improve digestive issues, increase alertness and improve the brain function, etc.
In other words, you’ll get so many benefits from this green smoothie. It’s what you want when you need a little boost for your overall health at the same time you want something refreshing to drink and enjoy. And if you have this smoothie on a hot summer day, it’ll taste even more refreshing. Just drop one ice cube or two in your smoothie ?.
Although I use two teaspoon honey to sweeten this green drink, feel free to skip this if you wish.
I hope you enjoyed reading this post and now you’re intrigued to try this cucumber, apple and mint smoothie recipe. When you do, please let me know how you find the smoothie? And share with us if you add or tweak this recipe that can improve the taste according to how you like. You can leave your views in the comment below.
Before you go, don’t forget to share the post and pin it in your Pinterest. Also, check out my other recipes that you may want to try to accompany your smoothie.
- The easy sponge cake that even your five-year-old can make.
- Indonesian Snow White Butter cookies – Kue Putri Salju.
- Gado-gado Jakarta.
- Macaroni Schotel.
- Indonesian sweetcorn fritters – Perkedel Jagung.
Thank you and all the best.