Mineral Burst Red Beet Smoothie Recipe

Mineral Burst Red Beet Smoothie Recipe
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Elizabeth Brown of The Kitchen Vixen, registered dietitian and holistic chef, suggests cooking some vegetables before consuming, as they “are easier tolerated than raw forms and will likely cause less heartburn.” Beets are a mineral-rich and delicious option for meal-replacement drinks.

2
Servings
122
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peeled and steamed red beets, refrigerated
  • 1 cup plain kefir
  • 1 tablespoon raw organic honey
  • 1 Teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar

Directions

Blend ingredients until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
261µg
37%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Calcium, Ca
143mg
14%
Choline, total
16mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
66µg
17%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
24mg
8%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
131mg
19%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
79mg
5%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
179g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Beet Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Beet Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook different types separately and then combine.