Activated Charcoal Smoothie
Move aside green smoothies - this new black smoothie recipe is the latest health trend.
This inky drink is packed with good-for-you ingredients, including the signature element: a dose of activated charcoal, the detoxifying agent that the Internet has been going wild for. This smoothie is also brimming with other dark (antioxidant-rich) fruits and vegetables such as kale and blueberries.
This recipe from By Chloe originally appeared on Well+Good.
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 2 cups chilled almond milk
- 1 cup frozen blueberries
- 1 cup kale
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- 1 tbsp agave syrup
- ¼ tsp activated charcoal powder
1. Combine chia seeds with a quarter cup water, cover, and refrigerate for four hours or up to overnight.
2. Add soaked chia seeds, along with all remaining ingredients, to a blender and puree until smooth.