In folklore “Bloody Mary” is a spirit that is called up to predict the future. Depending on the variation of the story being told, the spirit can be either evil or benign. There is a current urban legend that says if you repeat the phrase “Bloody Mary” thirteen times while looking in a mirror, the spirit will appear. Its worth noting that this legend is most often repeated by teenagers.
In mixology a Bloody Mary is a popular cocktail mixed from tomato juice, vodka, and optional spices such as Tabasco or Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, horseradish or others. Its also usually served with a stalk of celery as a garnish.
Carrying on the traditions, here is a non-alcoholic Bloody Mary smoothie recipe that captures the taste of the cocktail but without the vodka so everyone can enjoy it.
To begin, chill 4 tomatoes and dice before adding the rest of the ingredients. Then, in your favorite blender the diced tomatoes and: