Start your morning off right with this berry beet smoothie filled with vitamins A, C, folate, and more!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword beet smoothie, berry beet smoothie
Prep Time 5minutes
Total Time 5minutes
Author Deborah Davis
1/2cupchopped, cooked beet (~1 medium-sized beet)
1cupblueberries OR mixed berries, frozen
1/2banana, fresh or frozen
1cupunsweetened soy milk (any non-dairy milk is fine)
1/2cuporange juice OR 1 peeled and segmented orange
2 tablespoonshemp hearts (optional)
Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
How to roast beets: preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Scrub beets to remove any dirt and then loosely wrap each beet individually in aluminum foil. Bake for 45-75 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Baking time varies on the size of the beets.
How to steam beets: add water to a medium-sized saucepan and add steamer basket. Peel and chop beets. Add to steamer basket, cover pan with lid. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until beets are tender when poked with a fork.