On our 16th day, we are using pomegranate to sweeten things up. And to add extra power to your green smoothie.
The most powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits
Potent anti-cancer and immune supporting effects
Lowers cholesterol and other cardiac risk factors
Lowers blood pressure
Pomegranate Punch Smoothie calls for juice.
I suggest avoiding any juices that are packed full of sugar so check labels.
It’s better nutritionally as well as cost effective to juice your own pomegranate.
HOW TO JUICE A POMEGRANATE
Place your pomegranate seeds in a blender.
Pulse the seeds a few times to break them apart and release their juice. Don’t blend them for a long period of time, or the seeds will break apart and create cloudy juice.
Use a mesh strainer to strain the pomegranate liquid into a container.
Use the back of a spoon to push against the pomegranate pulp and extract as much juice as possible.
Chill if you want and enjoy.
Usually 1 pomegranate has up to 100 or mores seeds and yields approximately 1/2 cup juice.
Let’s make our smoothie, shall we?!
Pomegranate Punch Smoothie
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