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The Radiant Glow
© Antonis Achilleos

The Radiant Glow

  • SERVINGS: about 2 1/2 cups
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Leslie Needleman, co-owner of  The Gem in Dallas, came up with this recipe to help give her extra energy and vitamins during a round of chemotherapy.

  1. One 1-inch piece of fresh ginger (about 1/2 ounce)
  2. 1 lemon (about 4 ounces)—peeled, pith removed and halved
  3. 5 Tuscan kale leaves (about 4 ounces)
  4. 1 Gala apple (about 8 ounces)—halved, cored and cut into wedges
  5. 1 small red beet (about 8 ounces), scrubbed and cut into wedges
  6. 1 large cucumber (about 12 ounces), cut into 3-inch pieces
  1. In an electric juicer, juice all of the ingredients. Serve right away.