This Anti-inflammatory Beet + Cherry Smoothie Also Supports Your Liver

Written by Tess Ward
This Anti-inflammatory Beet + Cherry Smoothie Also Supports Your Liver
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We love a recipe that packs both a nutritional punch and lots of good flavor. This smoothie has beets to help support your liver along with anti-inflammatory ginger, cherries, and cacao.

This dark purple, cacao-laced smoothie has a pleasing combination of earthy, rich, and zesty ingredients. It is filled with inflammation-fighting ginger and beet to give your body the vitamins and minerals it needs to reboot and refuel.

Beet + Cherry Smoothie

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • Scant ¼ cup hazelnuts, almonds, or cashews
  • ¾ cup frozen cherries
  • ½-inch piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 cup nut milk
  • 1 beet, peeled and chopped
  • ½ banana, frozen
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 heaping tablespoon raw cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons hemp protein (optional, for a post-exercise pick-me-up)
  • Small handful of oats (optional, for a more filling breakfast smoothie)

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. Spread the hazelnuts out on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 15 minutes, then transfer to a blender. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Serve and enjoy!

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