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Citrus Cold Recovery

  • Author: Jen Hansard
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: Breakfast, Snack, Meal


Catch a cold? Try this green smoothie to help nurse yourself back to health! Beets are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C, which can help boost your immune system. Flaxseed oil contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids; having a proper balance of these fatty acids is important for brain function and heart health.


2 cups green cabbage
1 cup water
2 oranges, peeled
2 cups chopped pineapple
1/4 cup peeled and cubed raw golden beet
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2 tablespoons flaxseed oil


1. Blend the cabbage, water, and oranges until smooth.
2. Add the pineapple, beet, lemon juice, and flaxseed oil and blend again.

Keywords: cabbage smoothie