Beetroot and berry smoothie

ENERGY STARTER: The Beetroot Berry Smoothie

In Features, Nourish, Stories by Nicole Fuge

If you’re after a healthy smoothie with a twist, this beetroot and berry recipe will not disappoint. 

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook

Beet is not always a first choice when it comes to veggies. High in folate, vitamin C and fibre, it is, however, a worthwhile addition to any family member’s diet.

Try this delicious strawberry and beet smoothie blend. Naturally sweet, it can tempt all taste-buds (even young ones) to give beets a try.

Prep time: 5 mins

Serves: 2

// Ingredients
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 cup beetroot, finely grated
  • 1 cup strawberries, frozen
  • 2 Medjool dates
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp coconut butter
  • 2 cups cashew milk (or dairy-free milk of your choice)
// Method
  1. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

Serving and storing leftovers: Serve immediately, store in the fridge for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 4 months.

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