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Purple Power Smoothie

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  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Purple Power Smoothie

Photo: Erik Putz

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

Instructions

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

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 126, Protein 1g, Carbohydrates 31g, Fat 1g, Fibre 5g.

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. 

This article was originally published on Mar 07, 2018

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