Purple Power Smoothie

  • Preparation time:
  • 5 min
  • Total time:
  • 5 min
  • Makes:
  • 4 servings
Purple Power Smoothie

( 3 ratings )

Give us all the purple! Blueberries and beets make friends with banana and pear in this almond milk-based smoothie.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 ¼ cups almond milk
  • ⅓ cup beet , peeled and chopped
  • 1 ripe pear , cored and chopped
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 thin slices fresh ginger

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in blender. Whirl until smooth. Garnish with pear slices or chopped almonds.

Tip:

Beets have gorgeous colour, but they stain! Serve this one in a covered container (glass is best) with a straw to save clothes (and couches).

This recipe was originally published in our September + October 2017 issue. Photo by Erik Putz. 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 126
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31 g
  • Fat
  • 1 g
  • Fibre
  • 5 g
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