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Rosy Coconut Detox Elixir

Serves 4.

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    Rosy Coconut Detox Elixir

    To start your day, or for a lift in your day, a refreshing coconut beverage is a quick and cleansing detox. Plus, with the addition of kefir—the most probiotic-rich food on the planet—you’ll also be supporting a healthy gut.

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    Tips

    • Mix it up a bit and substitute pineapple or mango for banana.
    • Coconut water is alkaline, so it helps eliminate toxins from your digestive tract.
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    Rosy Coconut Detox Elixir

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (500 mL) coconut water
    • 1 cup (250 mL) plain kefir
    • 1 very ripe pear, cored and diced
    • 1 small banana, peeled and sliced
    • 3 ice cubes, or more if desired
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) peeled, grated raw beetroot
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fennel bulb
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped mint leaves
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) flax oil
    • Thumb-sized piece gingerroot, peeled and minced
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) lime juice
    • Mint, lime slices, and toasted coconut, for garnish

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories356
    • protein8g
    • fat19g
      • saturated fat5g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates45g
      • sugars28g
      • fibre8g
    • sodium335mg

    Directions

    01

    Place all ingredients, except garnishes, in high-speed blender. Whirl on high until smooth and velvety. Divide among glasses. Garnish and serve.

    02

    If a high-speed blender is not available, whirl in conventional blender or food processor and strain into serving glasses through cheesecloth or a nut milk bag.

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    This recipe is part of the Tropical Kitchen collection.

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