Due to the high water content of watermelon you don’t need to add water or any other fluids to the blender if you follow this recipe. This smoothie certainly is loaded with a high amount of phytonutrients and antioxidants lycopene, anthocyanin’s, carotenoids, lutein and many more! Did you know that a new study has demonstrated that a naturally occurring amino acid (l-Citrulline) that is in watermelon can help reduce muscle soreness? So next time you’re feeling a little achy perhaps try a watermelon based smoothie or juice post-workout.
- 1/4 head of watermelon (about 2 cups), rind removed
- 6 strawberries
- 1 handful of spinach
- 2 kale (Tuscan cabbage) leaves
- ½ purple carrot
- Wash all ingredients well.
- Add all the ingredients into the blender.
- Blend & enjoy!
Watermelon – green melon, cantaloupe
Strawberries – blueberries, raspberries
Spinach – kale, lettuce, swiss chard
Kale – spinach, broccoli, zucchini
Purple carrot – carrot
- Nutrition per serving:
- Fat1 g
- Saturated Fat0 g
- Cholesterol0 mg
- Sodium100 mg
- Carbohydrates64 g
- Fiber8 g
- Sugars46 g
- Protein 7 g
Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.