Kickin’ Cucumber Melon Juice – Recipe Of The Week

By: Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN; Reboot Nutritionist

Kickin’ Cucumber Melon Juice – Recipe Of The Week

Ingredients

Dive into spring with a refreshing, cool juice with a kick. This juice is full of plant-based phytonutrients that can promote healthy, clear skin, reduce inflammation and may even boost metabolism. Even if it’s not springtime in your part of the world, this juice is a perfect pick-me-up anytime of day.

 

Ingredients:

  • - 1 1/2 cucumbers
  • - 1 lime
  • - 3/4 cup honeydew melon (127 grams)
  • - 1” ginger root
  • - 1 serrano pepper (try jalapeno for a more mild pepper)

Directions:

  1. - Wash all produce well
  2. - Cut peel off lime (or leave on for a zesty flavor)
  3. - Dice honeydew melon
  4. - Juice
  5. - Pour over ice and enjoy!

 

Makes 1 serving (16 oz)

 

Substitutions:

Cucumber – celery, fennel
Lime – lemon, kiwi fruit
Honeydew melon- watermelon, cantaloupe (rock melon)
Ginger – lemon, fennel
Serrano pepper- any hot pepper or leave out to make less spicy

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Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN; Reboot Nutritionist

Stacy is the nutritionist for Reboot with Joe. She is a Senior Clinical Nutritionist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She also writes for online health and nutrition sites and works in private practice with her husband Dr. Russell Kennedy, www.wellnessguides.org. Stacy opened Stacy's Juice Bar in Needham, MA with Stacy Madison, founder of Stacy's Pita Chip company, www.stacysjuicebar.com. Stacy is a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine. Stacy received a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from Indiana University, completed her Dietetic Internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and earned a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She currently resides in Wellesley where she loves cooking healthy, juicing, hiking, practicing yoga and spending time with her husband, two sons, three dogs and friends.

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