Apple Zinger Smoothie

By Christina Leidenheimer

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 large oranges
  • 2 Gala apples
  • 1 cup fresh carrot juice (about 5 carrots)
  • 2 tsps. freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup ice

DIRECTIONS

  1. Wash the apples and carrots.
  2. Core and chop the apple.
  3. Cut oranges in half.
  4. In a juicer, juice the carrots.
  5. Squeeze the juice from the oranges.
  6. Then grate the ginger.
  7. Pour all prepared ingredients into a high-powered blender. Blend on high for 1 minute or until smooth.


Enjoy!

GARNISH

For healthy munching, garnish with 3 apple slices.

weight-loss tip
This smoothie is high in fiber.  Just one apple contains 3 to 5 grams of fiber, and much of it is in the skin.  Fiber and ginger are a dynamic duo in this smoothie.  Ginger helps spice things up, stimulating digestion and giving your metabolism a healthy nudge, which potentially leads to increased calorie burning.  Not to be forgotten, is the fat-fighting vitamin C swimming in the sweet fresh orange juice.

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