Recipe of the Month: Grapefruit Green Smoothie

1 grapefruit, peeled, seeds removed (reserve juice)

1 large sweet apple, cored and skin removed

2 cups spinach (fresh or frozen)

1 large ripe banana (fresh or frozen)

1/2 cup water, unsweetened almond milk or orange juice to thin

2-3 ice cubes

1/2 tsp. fresh ginger, peeled and chopped (optional)

In a blender, combine all ingredients (including reserved grapefruit juice) and blend until creamy and smooth. Add more liquid if too thick, ice to thicken, and banana or apple to sweeten.  Serves 2

Did you know?

By enjoying a low-glycemic food, like grapefruit you can help to control oil internally?  Low-Glycemic foods are packed with water, fiber, antioxidants and Vitamin C.  High-Glycemic foods not only cause inflammation, but they also promote oil glands that in turn produce more oil.

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