Beetalicious Smoothie

  • Yield servings

Beets provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxification support.

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Ingredients

5 ounces unsweetened almond milk
5 ounces fresh squeezed clementine or orange juice
1/2-1 cup peeled and shredded raw beets (start out with 1/2 cup to see how it tastes, you can always add more the next time you make it)
1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
1/2 cup frozen raspberries
1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1/2 cup fresh sliced strawberries
1 -- banana
1/2 -- avocado
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon flax seeds

Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a blender.  Puree until smooth and serve.

Reprinted with permission from Virtually Vegan Mama by Jennifer Strohmeyer.  Virtually Vegan Mama chronicles one mother's journey creating nutrient-rich, great tasting vegan cuisine. Jennifer's goal is to make a plant-based diet so easy and delicious to follow that the whole family can incorporate it into their lives.

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