Thirsty Thursday Drink Recipe!

As this Thursday comes to an end, here is a tasty and healthy drink recipe that can be served cold or hot.  It is a perfect winter drink for those typical chilly nights or atypical warm, sunny days!

Apple Cider Smoothie


  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 cup  Water
  • 3 Green Apples (diced)
  • 2 handfuls Spinach
  • 1 inch Ginger (peeled)
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 2 scoops Protein Powder



Add the water, apples, spinach, ginger, cinnamon, and protein powder into a blender.

Blend, then squeeze lemon into mixture.

To serve cold, blend in ice cubes to the mixture.

To serve hot, warm the mixture in a pot on the stove.




About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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4 Responses to Thirsty Thursday Drink Recipe!

  1. kasarah22 says:

    This looks delish. Thanks for posting sents i have been doing a low carb diet iv been looking for some good stuff to eat 🙂


    • rrluthi says:

      You’re welcome! You may also want to try my grain-free, Paleo pumpkin bars and pumpkin smoothie (both posted on this site). I’ll try to post more low carb diet treats in the future too!


      • kasarah says:

        I love pumpkin stuff and Cinnimon. Ill deff check them out ill haft to post for my group also they would love these i have a support group on face book and im always on the look for good delish stuff to give them ideas on eatting healthy but enjoy what there eatting. So they dont get tempted to eat the wrong stuff. So thanks again


  2. kasarah22 says:

    I love pumkin stuff and cinnimon. I will also love to share with my group i run a support group for weight loss on facebook also and i know the group would love to see this stuff it helps when you have yummie diet foods to eat never haft to worry about resorting the bad stuff when you want something yummie to eat.


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