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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan cook beets, covered, in boiling water 30 to 40 minutes or until very tender. Drain beets in a colander. Run cold water over beets until cool; drain well.

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  • In a blender combine beets, berries, pomegranate juice, and honey. Cover and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape sides of blender as needed. Add chard (blender will be full); cover and blend until very smooth, stopping to scrape sides of blender as needed. Serve immediately.

*Tip

Use fresh beets for the best flavor. If fresh beets are unavailable, you can substitute one 8-oz. pkg. refrigerated cooked whole baby beets for the fresh beets.

To Make Ahead

Prepare smoothies as directed. Transfer to an airtight freezer container. Cover and chill up to 3 days or freeze up to 6 months. If frozen, thaw in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; 1 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 89 mg sodium. 582 mg potassium; 44 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 37 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 899 IU vitamin a; 32 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 108 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 42 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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