Hot and Cold Equals Delicious

Hot and Cold Equals Delicious

I’m lucky in the tastebud department. In fact, I can’t think of a single fruit or vegetable that I don’t like. Maybe papayas, although I like them blended up with other tropical fruits like pineapple and mango. For years, I didn’t like beets, but just recently became enamored with them. So, like I said, I’m a produce lover! And I’m always looking for new goodies to try. Which is how a package of Persian cucumbers ended up in my shopping cart a few weeks back.

At first, I thought I’d just put them in my salad — they are insanely refreshing and crisp — but then a light bulb went off. Let’s throw them in the NutriBullet, I thought, yes! Brilliant!

The cucumbers were so cooling in my smoothies that I started playing around with ginger to heat things up. The below concoction is the fruit of my creativity in the kitchen. A mix of cool and hot, this is the perfect summer smoothie to wake you up and cool you down. Perfect post-workout, too. Enjoy!

Hot and Cold Blast Recipe

  • 50% kale
  • 1/2 cup blueberries and/or strawberries
  • 1 Persian cucumber
  • 1-inch piece of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds

Top with water to MAX line, extract and drink!

So hot and so cool, right? What are a few of your favorite flavor combos? Would love to hear ‘em!

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