1 c. pineapple or apple juice, chilled
2 T. raw sunflower seeds
½ c. alfalfa sprouts
2 T. minced parsley or a comfrey leaf
Small sprig of fresh mint
Whiz all ingredients together in blender. Strain if desired
32-oz of tomato juice
2 4-inch sprigs of fresh oregano
1 whole garlic clove, lightly crushed
1 4-inch sprig savory
1 4-inch sprig basil
Allow to steep in refrigerator for several days. When ready to serve, strain juice into blender; add equal amount of buttermilk to each serving with 2 ice cubes and briefly whirl. Serve with parsley sprig on top.
In blender combine:
1 c. steeped green tea (non-caffeinated)
1 c. pineapple juice
4-5 ice cubes
2-3 leaves of washed Romaine lettuce
Float a strawberry on top of each serving
Option: A small banana may be added to thicken.
1. 15-can tomato sauce, slat-free1 ½ c. tomato juice
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1 medium cucumber, peeled and seeded
2 T. lime juice
¼ tsp. hot sauce
1 10-ounce bottle club soda, chilled
Lime wedges for garnish
Combine all but last 2 ingredients in blender and process until smooth. Chill well. Before serving add club soda and garnish each serving with lemon wedge.
There are many combinations of fruits, nuts, and veggies available in the Tropical Smoothie shops, where the base can be water. For instance:
1. Blueberries, mango, banana, almonds, and your choice of protein powder
2. Mango, fresh ginger, green apple, pineapple, carrot, and orange juice
3. Spinach, kale, mango, pineapple, banana, fresh ginger
Other ingredients in any combo could be: oats, flaxseed (ground), peanuts or peanut butter, cinnamon, coconut milk, yogurt.