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5 Smoothies for a Healthy New Year

BY Brooke LaFleur | December 16, 2016 | Feature Features

Start the new year off right with five of the top smoothies in L.A.
Drink up Beaming's organic Persimmon Smoothie ($10).

1. Beaming Organic Superfood Cafe Beaming’s vitamin and mineral-rich persimmon smoothie ($10) is making a comeback for the new year. The combination of seasonal persimmons, freshly sprouted almond milk, a proprietary blend of superfood, plant-based protein powder, raw almond butter, dates, maca and other nutrient dense superfoods will leave you energized. Various locations

2. Earthbar Treat your body to a pick-me-up with the Green Detox smoothie (20 oz. for $9), which contains a Detox Power Boost for extra purifying and cleansing properties. With banana, pineapple, hemp milk, raw kale, and a special blend of Earthbar’s liver detox and green-tea-extract herbal formulas, it’s the antioxidant your system will thank you for. Various locations

3. Moon Juice The organic brand’s newly launched Moon Milks are a thicker, creamier version of its beloved juices, and contain a slew of delicious, healing ingredients. Reach for the Cold Brew Coffee & Almond Moon ($10) to kick-start your metabolism and stimulate the brain. This mix of alkaline mineralized oxygenated water, California almonds, cold-brew coffee, coconut nectar and pink salt will nourish the skin and spark a New Year’s glow. Various locations

4. Lifehouse Tonics The Sunset Boulevard spot’s Chaga Chip Cookie Dough Smoothie ($14) is full of omegas and vitamins, both of which help to put your body back on track. The calming adaptogenic drink contains powerhouse ingredients such as passion flower, chaga mushroom, cocoa nibs, hemp seeds and cinnamon. 7515 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 323.378.5691

5. True Food Kitchen While brunching at this Santa Monica eatery, make sure to order the popular banana & date smoothie ($7). Made with almond milk, almond butter and flax seeds, and filled with electrolytes and potassium, there’s no doubt this blend will provide a full body recharge. 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, 310.593.8300

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