By Perri O. Blumberg | August 10, 2015 | Food & Drink
Tired of kale, carrot, and apple? Us, too. If you’re looking for a new way to boost the nutrients in your summer sipper, slurp on these superfoods at some of East End's favorite juice bars.
Fennel? Yes, fennel. With the Mercury drink, juice-ologists brew up a refreshing mix of nutritious heavy hitters like fennel, carrot, parsley, lemon, and ginger. Fennel, which is bursting with phytonutrients, also contains potassium, folate, and vitamin C. 51 Division St., Sag Harbor, 725-3030
Though you can choose from a variety of organic smoothie add-ins, we especially love chia seeds, which give you a coffee-like jolt of all-day energy and help to battle inflammation in the body. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, this ingredient goes best with the Montauk Sunrise, brimming with healthy swirls of peach, banana, and vanilla yogurt. 121A Main St., Westhampton Beach, 288-0963
This takeout spot at Harbor in Montauk serves many tasty, healthy elixirs, perfect for recovering from a night (or morning) of booze-fused activities or to kick off a surfing session. Roy Wohlars, Harbor executive chef’s preferred potion is the Pineapple Mint Smoothie: “Pineapple infuses smoothies with fresh taste and great texture. It’s also incredibly rich in Vitamin C and has been proven to create enzymes that give you energy.” 440 West Lake Dr., Montauk, 688-8260
Electrify your cells with the new Matcha Latte at this Montauk favorite. Matcha tea is high in antioxidants, amino acids, and chlorophyll (which lends it the beautiful bright green color). And unlike normal teas, you’re drinking the entire matcha tea leaf, which gives it serious nutrient-dense bragging rights over standard green tea. 12 S. Etna Ave., Montauk, 668-8286
Fiber? Check. Antioxidants? Check. This potent ingredient, which is a little less sweet than chocolate dazzles in the new chocolate coffee oatmeal breakfast smoothie. The nutritional powerhouse also contains maca, banana and other wholesome ingredients ideal for kicking off your morning in the best way possible. 93 Main St., Southampon, 488-4688; 2486 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 237-1711
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