Strawberry beet smoothie

By Kim D'Eon
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Keep the swelling down with holistic nutritionist Kim D’Eon, with anti-inflammatory foods!

Everyone loves strawberries. You can easily add spinach or kale into a berry smoothie, but why not try beets instead? Beets are high in a potent antioxidant called betalain and are great for the liver too and you need your liver to be working optimally to fight inflammation.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (unsweetened)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup roasted beet
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon nut or seed butter (if desired)

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to high speed blender and blend until smooth. Add more liquid for desired consistency. You can use shredded raw beets instead of cooked ones if desired. Peeling beets is optional if you’ve given them a good scrub first.

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