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Work Chard, Play Chard Beet Smoothie by Green Blender

Work Chard, Play Chard


  • 1 1/2 oz chard
  • 1 cup beets - chopped
  • 1 cup grapes - stemmed
  • 1/2 lemon - juiced
  • 1/2 tsp acai berry powder
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

This smoothie contains some of the best detox fruits and veggies like beets and acai berries, and will have you feeling refreshed and energized. Beets contain betaine, a compound known to help protect against liver damage, and help the liver process fats. Acai berries are a detoxer’s dream. They are packed with fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants, and anthocyanins, which work together to protect cells from damage. Beet the winter blues with this sweet and delicious drink!

Pro tip: If your blender has trouble processing harder root vegetables, try steaming them slightly before blending. Can’t get enough of beets? Try these beet smoothies next: A Pear of Beets or the Orange Beet Mixer.

Nutrition Facts: 173 calories, 10g fat, 13g sugar, 6g protein, 4g fiber, 20g carbs per 12-ounce serving. Yields 2 servings.

Smoothie Categories: Energy, Immune Boosting, Anti-Inflammatory, High Protein

Work Chard, Play Chard Beet Smoothie by Green Blender