Cranberry Cucumber Detox Smoothie
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Cranberry Cucumber Detox Smoothie

A seasonal easy and healthy Cranberry Cucumber Smoothie recipe loaded with antioxidants and Vitamin C. This smoothie also features tamarind which is good for diabetes and helps to assist in weight loss.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: World
Keyword: cranberry smoothie, cucumber smoothie, tamarind drink
Servings: 2
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Teenuja Dahari - veganlovlie.com

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cranberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled (if desired)
  • 10 dates (yes, this is a high-energy low-gi smoothie!)
  • 1 ripe pear
  • Juice from 1 orange
  • 5 - 6 mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon tamarind pulp
  • 120 ml water [1/2 cup] to remove the tamarind seeds
  • Water as required to adjust consistency

Instructions

  • Dilute the tamarind paste in 1/2 cup of water. Smoosh it between your fingers to remove the seeds. Strain the seeds. (see notes for a link to a video tutorial on how to remove the seeds from tamarind paste).
  • Add all ingredients to a blender including the tamarind water. Add some water and blend until smooth.
  • Pour in a tall glass and drink up!

Video

Notes

How to deseed tamarind paste - watch the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgf1CI0w4FA
Link to Cranberry Cucumber Smoothie - https://veganlovlie.com/a-detox-smoothie-for-holidays-cranberry