Fall Detox Smoothies

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In the turn of seasons, are you ready to feel refreshed?

Enjoy these INFORMED BEAUTY detox smoothies!

Antioxidant Smoothie

Don't have a juicer? No problem! You can still make these healthy fruit and vegetable smoothies for the Challenge with these simple blender-friendly recipes.

2 cups mixed frozen berries (9 ounces) 1 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice

Combine berries, juice, and 1 cup water in a blender; blend until smooth.

Serves 2. Per serving: 130 calories; 0 g saturated fat; 1 g unsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 34 g carbs; 19 mg sodium; 1.5 g protein; 4 g fiber.

 

Carrot, Mango, and Herb Smoothie

2 cups frozen mango chunks 1 cup fresh carrot juice  1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1/4 cup fresh herbs, such as mint, tarragon, or basil

Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth.

Serves 2. Per serving: 225 calories; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g unsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 56 g carbs; 36 mg sodium; 3 g protein; 5 g fiber.

 

 

Green Smoothie

1 cup kale or collard greens firmly packed, stems removed, coarsely chopped (4 ounces) 1 Granny Smith apple, coarsely chopped 1 ripe banana 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Combine kale, apple, banana, parsley, and 2 1/4 cups water in a blender; blend until smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add a little more water.

Serves 2. Per serving: 105 calories; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g unsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 26 g carbs; 32 mg sodium; 2 g protein; 4 g fiber.

 

 

Beet and Carrot Smoothie

1 small red beet (equivalent to 1/2 cup), peeled and coarsely chopped 1 medium-size carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)  1 sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp or Pink Lady, coarsely chopped 1 ripe pear, such as red Bartlett or red D'Anjou, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

1. Steam beets and carrots until tender, about 10 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. 2. Combine beets, carrot, apple, pear, juice, ginger, and 2 cups water in a blender; blend until smooth.

Serves 2. Per serving: 134 calories; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g unsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 35 g carbs; 62 mg sodium; 2 g protein; 7 g fiber.

**FALL FAVORITE** Vegan Pumpkin Smoothie

 

Pumpkin and Cream • 3/4 C pureed pumpkin • 1/3 C coconut/hemp/almond/rice milk • 1 tbsp flax/chia • 1/4 C water

• 2 tsp raw honey or stevia • 2 tsp cinnamon • 1/2 tsp nutmeg • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice • Ice (optional)

Photos & recipes found at Wholeliving.com

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