Activated Charcoal Smoothie

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.