Day-Glow Antioxidant Fusion Recipe

This tropical smoothie boosts your immune system and helps combat visible signs of aging.



From "Raw Energy in a Glass"
September 2015

  • Day-Glow Antioxidant Fusion
    This golden-orange tropical smoothie provides a boost of vitamin C that works perfectly as a morning beverage or an afternoon pick-me-up.
    Photo by Francine Zaslow
  • Raw Energy in a Glass
    "Raw Energy in a Glass," by Stephanie Tourles, contains recipes for healthful smoothies, elixirs, shakes, shots, frappes and mocktails for anyone looking to get more nutritional bang with every sip.
    Cover courtesy Storey Publishing
  • Day-Glow Antioxidant Fusion
  • Raw Energy in a Glass

Yield: 2 servings

In Raw Energy in a Glass (Storey Publishing, 2014), Stephanie Tourles offers readers ways to easily add more wholesome goodness to their diet, using raw and vegan ingredients for drinks that rejuvenate, energize and support digestive health. This Day-Glow Antioxidant Fusion Recipe is from the section “Longevity Elixirs.”

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Like sunshine on a cloudy day, this glorious golden-orange, tropical smoothie is a supreme source of youthifying enzymes, antioxidants, and vitamin C. Great as a refreshing morning beverage or afternoon pick-me-up. It boosts your immune system, helps keep colds and flu at bay, and helps combat visible signs of aging.

Day-Glow Antioxidant Fusion Recipe

Ingredients:

• Juice of 3 oranges, tangerines, or tangelos
• 1 medium papaya, seeded, flesh scooped out
• 1 cup fresh super-ripe pineapple, cut into small pieces
• 1 cup fresh or frozen mango, pitted, cut into chunks
• 1 teaspoon natural vanilla flavoring

Instructions:

1. Put the orange juice, papaya, pineapple, mango, and vanilla in a blender and puree until smooth and frothy, about 30 seconds.

2. Serve in glasses or insulated mugs. This tropical smoothie is rich in natural sugars and fiber, so drink very slowly and “chew” each sip so that it digests with ease.

A good source of: antioxidants, papain and bromelain enzymes, vitamins C and K, folic acid, magnesium, calcium, manganese, potassium, natural sugars, and fiber

Stay rejuvenated and energized with wholesome drinks from Raw Energy in a Glass with a Mellow Yellow Protein Shake.


Excerpted from: Raw Energy In A Glass (c) Stephanie Tourles. Photography by (c) Francine Zaslow. Used with permission of Storey Publishing. Buy this book from our store: Raw Energy in a Glass.