Kiwi Beet Boost Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe kiwi, peeled and sliced
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 small beet, cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon dried goji berries
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chia seeds (optional)

Instructions:

  1. 1. Begin by preparing the beet. If you haven’t already cooked it, steam or boil the beet until tender, then let it cool and chop into small pieces.
  2. 2. In a blender, add the kiwi, banana, chopped beet, and Greek yogurt.
  3. 3. Add the goji berries and fresh spinach to the blender.
  4. 4. Pour in the unsweetened almond milk.
  5. 5. For added sweetness, you can include the teaspoon of honey.
  6. 6. Optionally, sprinkle in the chia seeds for an extra nutritional boost.
  7. 7. Blend all the ingredients on high until smooth and creamy.
  8. 8. Taste and adjust the sweetness or thickness by adding more honey or almond milk if needed.
  9. 9. Pour into a glass and serve immediately for the freshest flavor.

Health Benefits:

This Kiwi Beet Boost Smoothie is packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Kiwi is rich in vitamin C, which supports immune health, while banana provides potassium for heart health. Beets are known for their ability to improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. Greek yogurt adds protein and probiotics, which are beneficial for gut health. Goji berries are a powerhouse of antioxidants, helping to protect your cells from damage. The addition of spinach provides iron and other essential nutrients. This smoothie not only tastes delicious but also supports overall wellness.