If you're looking for a sweet and tangy treat, urinary tract infection relief, or both, this smoothie is for you. The combination of cranberries, cucumber, lemon, and ginger give this smoothie the power to cleanse your body while delivering a taste sensation.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 4-6 CUPS
- 1 cup watercress
- 2 pints cranberries
- 2 cucumbers, peeled
- ½ lemon, peeled
- ½" ginger, peeled
- 2 cups purified water
Place watercress, cranberries, cucumbers, lemon, ginger, and 1 cup of purified water in a blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
Add the remaining 1 cup of water while blending, as needed, until desired texture is achieved.
PER 1 CUP SERVING: Calories: 41 | Fat: 0g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Fiber: 4g | Carbohydrates: 10g
The Cleansing Power of Cranberries
Cranberries are packed with strong antioxidants and an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Not only do these bright-red berries promote health in almost every area of the body, they do wonders for cleansing bad bacteria out of the urinary tract while promoting an inviting environment for bladder health. Most store-bought cranberry juices contain mixtures of sugars and other juices.