Zesty Lemon cucumber smoothie

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Embrace the refreshing zest of our Zesty Lemon Cucumber Smoothie, designed to elevate any special occasion. This invigorating blend combines the crisp notes of cucumber, the earthy essence of spinach or kale, the zing of lemon juice, and the wholesome goodness of milled flax seeds. It’s a symphony of flavors and a celebration of fresh, vibrant ingredients. Whether you’re marking a milestone or simply craving a revitalizing treat, this recipe promises to quench your thirst and tantalize your taste buds.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (113 grams) ice
  • 1 cup (130 grams) sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup (20 grams) spinach or kale
  • 1 tablespoon (30 ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons (14 grams) milled flax seeds

Details:

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 2

Instructions:

  1. Gather Your Ingredients: Have all the ingredients ready for a smooth preparation.
  2. Create the Base: In a blender, pour 1/2 cup of water and add 1/2 cup of ice for a cool, refreshing base.
  3. Freshen It Up: Add 1 cup of sliced cucumber to the blender for a burst of freshness.
  4. Leafy Greens: Incorporate 1 cup of spinach or kale to introduce a nutrient-rich element to your smoothie.
  5. Zest It Up: Squeeze in 1 tablespoon of lemon juice for that zesty kick.
  6. The Healthy Crunch: Add 2 tablespoons of milled flax seeds to infuse the smoothie with wholesome fiber and nutrients.
  7. Blend Until Refreshing: Blend all the ingredients until the mixture is smooth and refreshing. If you prefer a thicker texture, you can add more cucumber or ice.
  8. Taste and Adjust: Give your lemon cucumber smoothie a taste and adjust the lemon juice or flax seeds to your liking.
  9. Serve Your Invigoration: Pour your Zesty Lemon Cucumber Smoothie into glasses and savor the revitalizing blend.

Tips:

  • For an extra frosty experience, add more ice or use frozen cucumber slices.
  • Customize your smoothie with a touch of honey or agave syrup for a hint of sweetness.
  • Top it off with a cucumber slice or a sprinkle of milled flax seeds for added texture.

Lemon Cucumber Smoothie Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per Serving
Calories 75
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 20mg
Total Carbohydrate 7g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g

Indulge in the invigorating symphony of our Zesty Lemon Cucumber Smoothie, where the crispness of cucumber, the earthiness of leafy greens, and the zing of lemon juice create a refreshing celebration. Enjoy the revitalization of your taste buds!

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