The following article was written by Carissa Leventis-Cox of Mama
in the Kitchen, and she ain't cookin'!
I took my Raw Green Gazpacho to my son's school the other day, and
the kids kept asking "What's that?!" I was trying to explain to a 4-year-old
that, just like soap cleans something dirty, my green juice full of veggies
cleans the inside of my body. She looked at me, wide-eyed with disbelief, and
asked, "You clean your body with veggies???" Yes, I do!
While I had been participating in a
10-day cleanse, I began craving my thick and creamy Coconut Gazpacho full of umaminess—but decided I wanted something
greener and less fattening. So I created this Raw Green Gazpacho that is perfect during a smoothie
cleanse: full of green goodness, without stimulants, cleansing,
and reminiscent of gazpacho flavors. Enjoy!
Green Gazpacho1 handful cilantro leaves2 handfuls spinach leaves2 cucumbers, peeled2 stalks celery2 big tomatoes1/2 lemon, juicedSea salt, to taste (optional)
Purée all together in a high-speed blender.
Makes 1-2 servings.
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