Smoothies: 3 Detox Juice Recipes for the End of Summer

A real concentration of freshness and creaminess, the smoothie is the perfect way to enjoy the health benefits of fruits and flowers. With rose, rosemary, orange or bergamot, discover our three Provencal recipes for a vitamin enriched return to work!
By Mélissa Darré

Serves 4
Preparation time: 15 min per recipe
Cost €

Green Smoothie

Ingredients:  2 avocados • 1 cucumber • 2 sprigs rosemary • 1 tbsp. olive oil • 1 lime • 4 ice cubes • Salt, pepper

1. Prepare the avocados by cutting them in half around the pit with a knife, removing the pit, and then extracting the flesh with a spoon.

2. Rinse the cucumber, peel in stripes, then cut in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds with a teaspoon then cut into rough slices.

3. Juice the lime.

4. Place the ingredients in the blender, before adding rosemary, olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

5. Blend everything for 1 minute, then add the ice cubes and blend again. Pour through a strainer into 4 chilled glasses to serve. Enjoy chilled.

Smoothies: 3 Detox Juice Recipes for the End of Summer
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Pink Lassi

Ingredients: 75cl natural yoghurt • 30cl crushed ice • 1/4 tsp. crushed cardamom seeds • 1 tsp. rose • water • 3 tbsp. castor sugar

1. Place the yogurt in a bowl then whisk in the sugar and ice until frothy.

2. Add the rose water and crushed cardamom powder.

3. Pour through strainer into 4 chilled glasses to serve. Enjoy chilled.

Smoothies: 3 Detox Juice Recipes for the End of Summer
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Orange Smoothie

Ingredients:  1 ripe mango • 3 oranges • 5 carrots • 1 bergamot • 3 tsp. sugar • 4 ice cubes

1. Peel the mango with a knife and coarsely chop the flesh.

2. Wash then grate the carrots before steaming for 5 minutes.

3. Juice the oranges and bergamot, then add the sugar.

4. Blend everything for 1 minute, then add the ice cubes and blend again.

5. Pour through strainer into 4 chilled glasses to serve. Enjoy chilled.

Smoothies: 3 Detox Juice Recipes for the End of Summer
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Tips:
1. If the mixture is too thick, add semi-skimmed milk until you achieve the desired texture.
2. The preparation can be kept in the refrigerator for a few hours prior to serving.

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