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Pomegranate Plunge with antioxidant-and nutrient-rich food


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Serves 1 | Prep Time 5 | Cook Time 0

Ingredients

Pomegranate Plunge

1 cup pomegranate arils
1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
2 tablespoon turbinado sugar
3/4 cup water
1 ripe banana
4-5 strawberries, hulled


I made the Pomegranate Plunge last night and decided to leave out the sugar. To me, it was plenty sweet already. But if you like a sweeter taste, turbinado sugar is a less-processed and healthier version of regular white sugar.


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Notes

This post was originally publish as Fill Up on Antioxidants with Fresh Smoothies on Laurel On Health Food

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