Beets are a popular ingredient for detox juices and smoothies because they contain a chemical that stimulates the liver. This smoothie tastes great, is perfect if you’re on a juice diet, and does excellent things for your body.
Sweet Beet Detox Juice Recipe
Total Time: 5 Minutes
Under 200 Calories
1 medium uncooked beet, chopped (leave skin on)
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1 cup water
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon flaxseed oil
10 ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a powerful blender and puree until smooth and creamy. Thin with additional water or thicken with more ice, if desired. This recipes makes multiple servings; drink only one at this time.
This beet detox smoothie recipe comes to us from Dr. Ian K. Smith, bestselling author and co-host of the television show The Doctors. Dr. Smith is on the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition and has helped millions of people lose weight and get healthier with his two national health initiatives – the 50 Million Pound Challenge and the Makeover Mile.
Dr. Smith’s newest book is Super Shred: The Big Results Diet: 4 Weeks 20 Pounds Lose It Faster!