Recipe excerpted from 365 Skinny Smoothies: Delicious Recipes to Help You Get Slim and Stay Healthy Every Day of the Year by Daniella Chace
When peeling citrus fruits for juicing or smoothies, leave the pithy white part intact, as it is packed with bioflavonoids and fiber.
- 1 blood orange, peeled
- 1/2 cup carrot juice
- 1/2 cup ice
- 2 Tbs. chia seeds
- 1/2 cup sparkling water (such as Pellegrino)
Combine blood orange, carrot juice, ice, and chia seeds in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Then stir in sparkling water and drink immediately.
Per Serving:Calories 127 Fat 5 Carbs 15 Fiber 8 Protein 4
Did You Know?
Bubbly water such as Pellegrino provides electrolyte minerals, and is carbonated with carbon dioxide, which is harmless (compared to the unhealthy phosphoric acid that is commonly used in sodas).