Beet, Strawberry, Cranberry Smoothie

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, low fat, low sodium

Beet, Strawberry, Cranberry Smoothie

Yield:

2 1/4 c (540 ml)

Total Time:

15 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cranberry juice, chilled
  • 1/4 cup (24 g) cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 (50 g) small beet, steamed
  • 1/3 cup (50 g) frozen strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons honey or other sweetener, to taste
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached. Serve immediately.

The consistency of this smoothie will turn out as more of a juice drink.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 90
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 18 g
Protein 1 g