Kidney Cleansing Smoothies

Kidney Cleansing Smoothies

By Kirsty Marczuk, BHSc (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) Student

RED KIDNEY CLEANSER

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 C unsweetened apple juice

1 C Red seedless grapes

½ C blueberries (fresh or frozen)*

½ C Baby spinach leaves

2 large Cauliflower florets

½ C ice

Optional Extras

¼ C Red capsicum diced

2 tsp Acai powder

Method:

Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blast for 45-60 seconds. Serve cold immediately, top with red grapes.

GREEN KIDNEY CLEANSER

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 C Chilled Green tea*

1 C Pineapple (fresh or frozen)*

¼ Cucumber diced

½ C Rocket leaves

1 Tbsp fresh Parsley

2 large Cauliflower florets

Juice of ½ freshly squeezed lime

Method:

Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blast for 45-60 seconds. Serve cold immediately, top with a slice of cucumber or pineapple

TIP*:

  • Using frozen fruit or vegetable will give the smoothie a more creamy texture
  • Brew green tea at 80°C for 3-5 max to avoid bitterness

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