A simple red smoothie recipe: beetroot & carrot

This beetroot and carrot smoothie is the first red smoothie recipe I tried when I decided I wanted to become a bit more adventurous by adding more vegetables into my smoothies.

I already knew that carrots go really well with fruits like apples and pears in juices. Then I started experimenting with using beetroot and chocolate flavours in my baking.

Some of the health benefits from regularly consuming beetroot:

  • may help to keep blood pressure in check
  • can reduce inflammation
  • may improve athletic performance
  • can improve digestive health
  • supports brain health

There are lots of different ways you can add beetroot into your diet and smoothies are just one easy way.

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Beetroot and carrot smoothie from Wendy's Way to Health

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BEETROOT AND CARROT SMOOTHIE

This beetroot and carrot smoothie is a great one to try if you're looking to easily add more vegetables into your diet.
Course Smoothies, Snack
Cuisine Australian
Keyword red smoothies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 184kcal
Author Wendy, Wendy's Way to Health

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • 1 whole beetroot, chopped
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • ½ cup spinach
  • 1 small apple or pear, chopped
  • 1 thin slice of ginger

Instructions

  • Roughly chop and slice all of the fruit and vegetables.
  • First blend the water and spinach together until smooth.
  • Then add the other ingredients. 
    Pour into a glass and enjoy.
Serving: 1person | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.3g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 0.5g
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