Rainbow Chard Smoothie Recipe

Rainbow Chard Smoothie Recipe
Staff Writer
SweetonVeg

Aside from being charmingly colorful, rainbow chard is packed with vitamins, calcium, protein, and folates — chard is one of the best things you can put in your body whether you have a cold or not. When you’re sick, however, you want to ensure that you eat only clean, healthy foods that can help boost your wellness — mixing rainbow chard with infection-fighting coconut milk and vitamin C-packed pineapple and lime juices will help you get right back on track.

1
Servings
674
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rainbow chard (stems removed)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 a lime
  • 1/2 a pineapple, cored

Directions

Incorporate all the ingredients in a blender with ice until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
19g
27%
Sugar
23g
26%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
380mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
97g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
152µg
22%
Vitamin B-12
17µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
590mg
59%
Choline, total
27mg
6%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
30µg
8%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
180mg
56%
Manganese, Mn
4mg
100%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
1348mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
194µg
100%
Sodium, Na
408mg
27%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
453g
17%
Zinc, Zn
10mg
100%

Rainbow Chard Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Rainbow Chard Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.