Nopal, Celery and Chia / Flax Seed Smoothie


Making a nopal, celery and chia / flax seed smoothie is very simple. Also, it provides a good amount of fiber, among other nutrients.

Next, we explain the step-by-step so that you can prepare it at home easily.


  • A blender.
  • A knife.
  • Glass or cup.


Here’s what we’re going to use.

  • 1 peeled nopal leaf.
  • 2 sticks of celery.
  • 1 tablespoon of soaked (optional) chia or flax seeds.
  • 1 cup or 250 ml of water.

Recipe: Nopal, celery and chia / flax seed smoothie

  1. Before starting with the drink, we’re going to put the chosen seeds (chia or flax) in a cup full of water and let them soak for around 2 to 8 hours. This will help us to digest them more easily.
  2. Next, we need to wash the rest of the ingredients. In particular, celery may contain many bacteria.
  3. Then, we’ve to peel the nopal to remove its layer of spines, put all the ingredients in the blender and process them well until there’re no lumps.
  4. Finally, serve and enjoy this delicious juice.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks, Juices
Cuisine American, Mediterranean, Mexican
Servings 1 person
Keyword Nopal, celery and chia / flax seed smoothie

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