Slightly Bitter, this gastronomic gem represents the ultimate cleanse. Use organic ingredients whenever available.
  • Dandelion greens are considered the ultimate cleansing greens.
  • Dandelion greens grow profusely during the spring and early summer.
  • Dandelion greens are rich in minerals like calcium and iron; vitamins like A, B and C; protein; and antioxidants.
  • Parsley is a powerful antioxidant and is rich in vitamins C and K.
  • Cucumber has antioxidant properties and fights inflammation.
  • Cabbage is an excellent source of minerals like iron, magnesium, potassium and manganese; and vitamins C and K.

Spring Green Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  cups water
  • 1 cup green cabbage chopped
  • 1/2 large cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 1 small apple chopped
  • handful parsley
  • handful dandelion greens

Servings:

1

Instructions

  1. Use a high-power blender (i.e. Vitamix) for best results. In the order presented, add ingredients to the blender container and blend until smooth (about 15-30 seconds). Pour your beverage into a glass and sip slowly. Enjoy two hours in between meals.
  2. For variety, substitute the small apple for a small orange.

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