Cucumber Mint Juice (Gluten-Free)
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Gluten-Free and Vegan
- 2 large English cucumbers
- 1 head of Romaine lettuce
- Juice of 1 fresh lemon
- 1 cup fresh watercress
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1 inch slice of fresh ginger
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- 2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds, for serving
- In a juicer, juice all ingredients except flax seeds into a tall glass. Top with 2 Tbsp. of ground flax seeds.
- Serve immediately.
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