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Refreshing Nettle Super Tonic

  • Author: Tonia Schemmel | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups (2 servings)
  • Category: juice, tonic,
  • Method: blended
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

A vibrant Spring tonic, fresh nettle juice is full of minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients. With a few simple ingredients thrown in the blender your super nutritious green juice is ready in minutes!


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup loosely packed, stinging nettle leaves (a little stem is ok, it will be strained out)
  • 3 cups pure water
  • 1/2 cup chopped apple, about 1/2 of a medium apple
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 34 ginger slices
  • pinch of sea salt , (I like pink Himalayan sea salt)

Instructions

  1. Fill blender with the water.  Add chopped apple, lemon juice, slices of ginger, and salt.
  2. With tongs or gloves carefully add nettle to the blender.  Blend on high for 1 minute, or until nettle is completely liquified.
  3. Blend in ice cubes, if desired.
  4. Pour through a fine sieve strainer.
  5. Best consumed right away.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2

Keywords: nettle juice, benefits of nettle, nettle tonic, how to juice nettles

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