Citrus Cold Recovery Smoothie
Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 2
Catch a cold? Try this green smoothie to help nurse yourself back to health! Beets are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C, which can help boost your immune system. Flaxseed oil contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids; having a proper balance of these fatty acids is important for brain function and heart health.
  • 2 cups green cabbage
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 oranges, peeled
  • 2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 1⁄4 cup peeled and cubed raw golden beet
  • Juice of 1⁄2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed oil
  1. Blend the cabbage, water, and oranges until smooth.
  2. Add the pineapple, beet, lemon juice, and flaxseed oil and blend again.
Reprinted from Simple Green Smoothies by Jen Hansard & Jadah Sellner. Copyright (c) 2015 by Jen Hansard and Jadah Sellner. By permission of Rodale Books. Available wherever books are sold.
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