Moringa Magic Smoothie

dairy-free; gluten-free & yeast-free

This powerful delicious smoothie is an amazing meal in a glass!

 Serves 3 to 4

¼ cucumber, unpeeled
1 stick celery with its leaves, chopped
¼ sweet pineapple, peeled and chopped
a handful spinach and/or watercress
2 to 3 small sweet apples, chopped
5 cm piece fennel bulb or 3 fennel sprigs (optional)
flesh of half small ripe avocado
1 tbsp (15 ml) freshly-squeezed lemon juice
¼ cup (60 ml) pitted dates, fresh or dried
¼ cup (60 ml) coconut cream or milk (optional)
1 heaped tbsp (20 ml) Moringa leaf powder
1½ cups (375 ml) purified water
a handful ice

Place all the ingredients in a power blender or liquidiser and blend until smooth. Thin down with more water if too thick.


Adapted from Naturally Nutritious Wholefood Cookbook by Heidi du Preez and Karen Werge Tilney




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