Raw Beetroot, cucumber and blueberry smoothie

Besides the amazing color, this raw beetroot, cucumber and blueberry smoothie is packed with a boost of vitamin C and antioxidants. It’s so good and a perfect breakfast or post-workout snack! It is sweet and creamy perfect for sipping away the summer heat. 

Whenever I use raw beets for my smoothies I usually press them with my juicer. So I only get the lovely beet juice and don’t have the junky bits in my drink. If that’s too much hassle just make sure you use a good, high-speed blender. If it’s not quite as smoothly as you’d like add a few ice cubes to thicken the smoothie, so has a slushy texture and will hide the little bits. 

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Beetroot-Cucumber-Blueberry-Smoothie

Let's starting this sunny day with this beetroot-cucumber-berry-smoothie. It’s so good and a perfect breakfast or post-workout snack!

Servings: 1 glass
Ingredients
  • 1-2 beet roots
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 0,5 cucumber
  • 1 tsp rice syrup (optional)
  • water or yoghurt if you like
Instructions
  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. Add the water or yoghurt a little at a time, until the smoothie has reached the desired consistency. If you want a thicker smoothie, add a handful of ice. Taste, and add a little rice syrup if you'd like it sweeter. 

  2. Note, if you don't like the junky bits of the raw beet in your smoothie, use a juicer to press your beets and then add the juice to the rest of the ingredients and blend. 

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