Calling all avid runners: The nitrates found in beets are known to improve cardiovascular health and muscle endurance, when consumed on a regular basis. With this performance-enhancing smoothie, you can get your nitrate fix every morning, along with a hearty dose of antioxidants, heart-healthy fats, calcium, and fiber. Cook Time: N/A
Prep Time: 5 min
There's lots of kale in this nutritious morning elixir, but you can barely taste it. The sweet combination of kiwi, banana, orange, and coconut water drowns out the bitterness of the kale, so all you taste is fruity goodness. An extra helping of chia seeds adds fiber, calcium, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids to this superfood smoothie.