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Detox Smoothie with Beet and Coconut Oil

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Healthy Beet Detox Smoothie Recipe via @BlenderBabes
This beet detox smoothie recipe doubles the detoxifying effect from the fresh or cooked beetroot as well as the cold-pressed coconut oil.
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DETOX SMOOTHIE RECIPE WITH BEETS AND COCONUT OIL

This beet detox smoothie recipe doubles the detoxifying effect from the fresh or cooked beetroot as well as the cold-pressed coconut oil.

Your body will be thanking you for it!

This would also be a great remedy after a late night or a hangover as well.

According to our recipe testers, it’s one of the best tasting detox smoothies that contains beet that they’ve ever tried!

All the refreshing fruits mask the beet flavor well, so this is great for even the beet haters out there.

The coconut oil makes this detox smoothie extra satiating with healthy fats, so it’s the perfect flavorful treat to help your body get rid of toxins.

Use a high speed blender, like a Blendtec or Vitamix for the best consistency.

Please Note: This recipe post was recently updated to include a how to video! In the video we used more beet which greatly affects the color of this smoothie. If you are new to beets or don’t love the flavor try with a small cooked beet or use half a raw one.

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Detox Smoothie with Beet and Coconut Oil

Alicia Ann Lip from Staying Raw
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 11 mins
Course Detox, Smoothie
Servings 2 cups/16 oz
Calories 356 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 small-sized beetroot* cooked or fresh
  • 3/4 cup pineapple
  • 1/2 banana , frozen
  • 1 cup strawberries , frozen
  • 1 tbsp of organic coconut oil
  • 1 cup ice (less if using all frozen fruit)

Instructions
 

  • If using fresh beetroot: Use a grater to remove the skin of the beetroot, cut into small cubes and add to the blender.
  • *Be sure to wear gloves and avoid staining your fingers.*
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the jar in the order listed and secure lid. Blend until smooth.
  • For Blendtec: Press the SMOOTHIE Button
  • For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE speed 1, turn machine on and quickly increase to Variable speed 10/HIGH. Run for 45 seconds or until smooth OR use the SMOOTHIE setting.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Notes

* Cooked beets are sweeter and have less of a "root" taste.

Nutrition

Serving: 2gCalories: 356kcalCarbohydrates: 45.5gProtein: 2.7gFat: 16.5gSaturated Fat: 11.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.8gSodium: 94mgFiber: 7.6gSugar: 39.6g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

COCONUT OIL HEALTH BENEFITS & FUN FACTS

Coconut oil is used extensively in tropical countries especially India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines etc., which have a good production of coconut oil.

At one time, the oil was also popular in the west but a strong propaganda campaign in the 1970s spread by the corn oil and soy oil industry against coconut oil left it being considered harmful for the human body due to its high saturated fat content.

Studies in the last decade show it to be very beneficial:

1. Coconut oil can increase your energy expenditure, helping you burn more fat; also serves as an appetite suppressant.
2. The lauric acid in coconut oil can kill bacteria, viruses and fungi, helping to stave off infections.
3. Coconut oil can improve blood cholesterol levels may lower your risk for heart disease.
4. Coconut oil can protect hair against damage, moisturize skin and function as sunscreen.
5. The fatty acids in coconut oil can boost brain function in Alzheimer’s patients.

Be sure to check out the benefits of coconut oil!!

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Alicia Ann Lip
Alicia Ann Lip
Alicia Ann Lip is the creator of StayingRaw, a raw vegan website featuring vegan smoothies, juices and raw food recipes. No dairy, gluten, wheat or refined sugar are found in any of her healthy and fresh recipes. Her recipes are made from mainly fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Turned raw vegan two years ago and had a life changing experience ever since. She is eager and passionate about raw foods and would want to share her passion with others. Alicia also has a large group of followers on her Instagram visiting her website for recipes and tips on how to stay and live a happy raw vegan.

12 thoughts on “Detox Smoothie with Beet and Coconut Oil”

  1. I am deathly allergic to tree nuts! What would you recommend substituting for almond milk w/same health benefits?

    1. Blender Babes

      Hey Kari! We feel your pain! You can substitute nut milks with seed milks, our favorite is hemp milk! Tons of protein! Or you can try an organic soy milk. 🙂 HAPPY BLENDING

  2. 5 stars
    Awesome smoothie. Had some beets already cooked so tried this recipe. Drinking this now, added some ground flaxseed as well. Thanks.

  3. Elizabeth Lamontagne

    I actually used about a pound of beets last night in a recipe for work lunches for the week. I made The Paleo Approach Cookbook “Beef Heart Borscht” using grass fed beef heart and beautiful red beets!

  4. 5 stars
    “When life gives you beets, what do you make of them?” well obviously this smoothie! I have everything to make this but the beets so on my way home i’m getting beets!

    1. Awesome Paul! Please let us know what you think of this detox smoothie recipe by rating it and letting our community know 🙂 HAPPY BLENDING!

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