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How to make apple and nettle smoothie
Creamy and sweet - this apple and nettle smoothie is an unexpectedly delicious way to get nettle goodness into your daily diet.
Eating raw nettle leaves is normally not recommended, as the stinging hairs will cause a reaction – but blending the nettles in this smoothie recipe breaks the stinging hairs. However, make sure to take care when picking and handling the nettles beforehand. If you want to be especially careful, you can leave them to wilt slightly between picking and blending the nettle leaves, as this should weaken the strength of the stings.