Beets in a Smoothie?

Beet Berry Smoothie

Why not add beets into a smoothie? Who doesn’t loves smoothies? Well, I have a recipe for that! The Beet Berry Smoothie recipe is loaded full of super foods. Beets, strawberries, blueberries, and Greek yogurt. This recipe is full of foods great for brain and memory function, among a whole list of there things.

Beets are full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Beets contain a phytonutrient called betalains which has properties that act as a cancer protective antioxidant and also has anti-inflammatory properties. These antioxidants are similar to those for in berries. Beets are a good source of fiber. They also contain glutathiones, which help act to help clean the blood to act as a natural “detox” agent.

Smoothies themselves are great for many reasons. They boost energy, allow you to add fruits and veggies to your diet, a source of fiber, contain antioxidants, lots of nutrients, and the recipes are so versatile. Kids also love them! My boys both have fun gathering all the ingredients and making smoothies of their own.

Here are the ingredients that you will need: 
Beet Smoothie
Beet Berry Smoothie ingredients
  • 1/3 C Cooked Beets
  • 1/3 C Strawberries
  • 1/4 Blueberries
  • 1/3 C Greek Yogurt (or 1/2 Banana)
  • 1/2-1 C Mik (of choice)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 T Honey

 

 

 

Smoothies are incredibly easy to make. You can either use fresh or frozen ingredient depending on the season. Smoothie recipes are very versatile. If you don’t have an ingredient you can leave it out or substitute it for something else. No need for yet another run to the grocery store! For all smoothie recipes, simply add all ingredient into a blender or one similar to a magic bullet. I typically like to use a magic bullet because they are very easy to use. They are a mini blender so to speak. The clean up for it is also very quick. If I am making more than one at a time you can either pour into a glass and re-use the same cup or use a blender.


Also try these other Smoothie Recipes:
Green Mango Smoothie
Strawberry Green Smoothie
Classic Green Smoothie

 

 

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Beet Berry Smoothie
A berry filled smoothie with beets!
beet berry smoothie
Course Smoothies
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Servings
Serving
Ingredients
Course Smoothies
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Servings
Serving
Ingredients
beet berry smoothie
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients into a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Enjoy.
Recipe Notes

Yogurt can be substituted with 1/2 medium sized banana. Use milk of preference. More milk can be added for a thinner smoothie if desired.

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Author: CleanNFit

HI!! My name is SaraLyn. I am a country girl who loves cooking and trying new recipes. I currently work full time as a Registered Nurse. I am married and have 3 wonderful boys. Our youngest just turned 1 year old. I have lost some of my post-partum weight and have a few more pounds to go. I created this blog to share my story and to help motive others to stay active, eat healthy, and loss weight!!

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