Golden Beet Smoothie

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golden beetBehold the golden beet! This lovely little root veggie is perfect to add in your winter smoothie! Since I have been on a smoothie kick lately, I thought I would share another one of my favorites!

This recipe is so simple and nutritious. I love using unexpected foods in smoothies for a different power punch of nutrients! The golden beet offers a punch of nutrients like fiber, potassium, and calcium not to mention the other nutrient rich ingredients included. So if you find yourself in a smoothie rut, here is one to try … I think you will like it!

Golden Beet Smoothie

 1 Golden Beet washed, peeled, chopped in half (you can also use red beets)

4-5 frozen organic strawberries

1 cup organic carrots

1 cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk or raw almond milk

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp hemp seed (optional)

garnish with pumpkin seeds (optional)

Blend all ingredients in high powered blender such as the Nutribullet, Ninja, or Vitamix until well blended. The smoothie will have a slight earthy flair. If you’d like a little extra sweetness factor, just add a tad more honey to the smoothie.

Yields: 1 serving.


Jenny Beth Kroplin