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Weight Loss: Recipe: Zesty Beet Smoothie
Source: Greatist

If there ever was a drink that danced perfectly on the line between sweet and savory, this would be it. Full of beets, cucumber, and lemon, it may not seem like your typical morning beverage, but the earthy taste is unexpectedly pleasing—and quite the wake-up call (in a good way). 

This smoothie also packs a nutritional punch. Loaded with vitamin Cvitamin K, and fiber, it’ll keep you full and focused until lunchtime. For those who need a touch of sweetness, add half an apple.

What You'll Need:

  • 1 red beet, scrubbed and chopped
  • 1 lemon, squeezed
  • 1 persian cucumber, chopped
  • 1 large handful collard greens, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed
  • 1 cup coconut water

What You'll Do:

  1. Add all ingredients to blender
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Add ice
  4. Blend again

Love this smoothie? Try out this golden beet smoothie, too! 


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