Beet Raspberry Smoothie


A raspberry flavoured smoothie with a mild undertone of citrus and sweet beets. The added pineapple helps to improve digestion and the avocadoes make the smoothie extra creamy.

Beet Raspberry Smoothie

Ingredients                              Makes: 4 servings
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 banana, medium sized
3/4 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen
1 beet, medium sized, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup avocado, fresh or frozen
1/4 cup pineapple, fresh or frozen
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup purified water + 1/4 cup purified water

Optional Health Boosting Ingredients
•    2 tbsp of unflavoured vegetarian protein powder
⁃    Good for vegetarians and body builders.
•    2 tbsp wheat germ or oat germ
⁃    Superfoods that offers many health benefits for everyone and completely dissolves.
•    1 tbsp finely ground flax seed
⁃    A superfood that offers many health benefits for everyone. Coarser flax is detectable in smoothies.
•    1 tbsp of unflavoured green superfood powder
⁃    This blend of superfoods offers many health benefits for everyone; will alter flavour if more than a tablespoon is added.

Combine all ingredients in a blender except for half of the water (1/4 cup); puree ingredients until smooth. Slowly add the remaining water if the smoothie is too thick, until a desired consistency is reached. Smoothies can be drank immediately or stored in a refrigerator to be enjoyed throughout the day. If all ingredients are fresh and none were frozen, then a few ice cubes can also be added to chill the smoothie.

Recipe shared by: J. Marshall

This recipe is an excellent source for the essential nutrients: Vitamin C, Calcium, Folate and Potassium.

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