Watermelon Maca Guava Smoothie

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Maca root, used powder form for this recipe, is a Peruvian herb indigenous to the Andes mountains. It is believed to have all kinds of medicinal qualities, and is also used as a food.
@trentsdinnerandashow contributed this healthy recipe and took this gorgeous photo!
We want to help prevent food waste and show you ways to use what we call misshapen or ugly produce. 

Join our Ugly Produce is Beautiful Educational Campaign, helping to bring awareness to our Nation's enormous food waste problem. This recipe shows you how to use ugly produce in beautiful and delicious ways!

4 cups cubed watermelon
6 tablespoons Maca powder
4 Guavas; 3 skinned and chopped, 1 sliced
1 kiwi, sliced
1 rambutan, sliced
3 frozen or fresh raspberries
1 teaspoon bee pollen
1 teaspoon chia seeds
Sprigs of mint
Edible flowers, pesticide free

1. In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, or in a blender, blend the watermelon, Maca powder, 3 chopped guava. 

2. Place into serving bowl and freeze for 15 - 20 until firm.

3. Remove bowl from the freezer and arrange sliced, guava, kiwi, rambutan, and raspberries as desired.

4. Top with bee pollan, chia seeds, mint and edible flowers.

Serve cold.

​Store in the refrigerator dor a day or two.


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