June 5, 2017

Beet Smoothie Recipes

Beet Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are a quick and easy way to satisfy your craving for fruits and vegetables. By turning these superfoods into a tasty, convenient drink, it’s possible to get a significant portion of your daily recommendation for plant-based foods. Whether you are sitting down to breakfast or brunch, or even if you need quick nutrition on the go, these recipes feature plenty of healthful goodness. Enjoy vibrant berries, ruby-red beets, heart-healthy spinach, and other excellent plant foods.

Beets ’n’ Berries Smoothie

 

  • 1 cup berries; strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, etc. (frozen, if desired)
  • 1/2 cup bottled pomegranate juice
  • 2 Tbsp. flaxseed
  • 1/3-1/2 cup diced raw (or cooked) beets1/4-1/3 cup plain kefir (liquid yogurt), or coconut milk
  • 1-2 tsp. organic honey
  • 1 scoop of Berkeley Life Beetroot Powder
  • several ice cubes
  • fresh mint

 

Place all ingredients together in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve with a fresh mint leaf., and/or a strawberry, for garnish.

 

Sweet Beets ’n’ Kale Red Smoothie

 

  • 2 medium raw beets, peeled and chopped coarsely
  • 4-8 med. to large strawberries, rinsed, caps removed (freeze before use to help keep the smoothie cold)
  • juice of 1/2 orange
  • 2-3 leaves kale, rinsed thoroughly and torn into pieces
  • 1 medium apple, variety of your choice; rinsed and cored
  • fresh pineapple chunks, frozen (approx. 1/2 cup)
  • 1 scoop of Berkeley Life Beetroot Powder
  • 1/2 cup water (or ice cubes)

 

Add ingredients to blender. Blend on high until smooth. Serve immediately.

 

 

Mixed-Berry Red Anti-inflammatory Smoothie

 

Similar to the first smoothie, this version also features the powerful antioxidant/anti-inflammatory pigment power of powdered, dried turmeric root and natural ginger root.

 

  • 2 cups red berries & cherries (strawberries, raspberries, and pitted fresh cherries, if available); wash, trim and freeze before use
  • 1 small beet, peeled and chopped coarsely
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly grated peeled ginger root, including its juice
  • 1 Tbsp. honey or agave syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. organic virgin coconut oil, warmed to liquid, if necessary
  • 1 scoop of Berkeley Life Beetroot Powder
  • 1/2 cup water (or fresh orange juice)

 

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add extra water, if needed, for consistency.

 

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