Beet Orange Eye-Opener Smoothie

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 (Makes 2 Smoothies)

2 Oranges

1 Cup Beet Leaves

1/2 Cup Chopped Beets

1 Cup Chopped Carrots

1 Inch Piece of Ginger

1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds (in each smoothie)

2 Cups Water

Food Key

– Oranges: vitamin C and potassium

– Beets: potassium, vitamins A, B6 & C, magnesium, riboflavin, iron, copper, calcium, thiamine, folic acid, zinc and niacin (SUPER!!)

– Carrots: vitamins A & B6, folic acid and magnesium

– Ginger: stimulates digestion, combats flatulence (NICE!) and is effective against colds

– Chia Seeds: omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, calcium, phosphorous and magnesium

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