Sweet Beet + Cocoa-Banana Smoothie

Spin in cacao nibs to make this a little bit dessert-ish.

Beets and chocolate are the perfect combo.

Level: Easy
Serves: 1


  • 2 precooked beets
  • ½ banana
  • ¼ c. plain 2% Greek yogurt
  • ¼ c. cold water
  • 1 tbsp. (+ ½ tsp) cacao nibs


  1. Puree 2 precooked beets (quartered) with½ banana (sliced), ¼ cup plain 2% Greek yogurt, ¼ cup cold water, and 1 Tbsp cacao nibs in a blender until smooth.
  2. Garnish with½ tsp more cacao nibs (optional).

216 cal per serving

This recipe originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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