Some smoothies are packed with nutrients (like this one), others are packed with sugar. If you want a tip to avoid sugary smoothies, just make them with 80% vegetables.
This recipe is 80% vegetables and you will not believe its amazing and tasty flavour!
Before we make this delicious recipe, let’s talk a bit about the benefits of some of the ingredients of this smoothie.
Beetroot is a natural cleanser, it is packed with Vitamin C, folate, iron, magnesium and other powerful antioxidants that helps prevent constipation, promotes a healthy digestive tract, might lower glucose levels, lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation and improves athletic performance.
Other of the ingredients of this smoothie are: Mint, ginger, spinach, arugula and banana. Which contains other important vitamins (Vitamin A, B2, B6, K…) and minerals (Magnese, calcium, iron, copper, magnesium…) that also provide health benefits to our bodies such as: detoxifies the body, proper functioning of the body, hormone balance, cancer prevention, boost immune system and much more!
There you have, a lot of reasons to drink this super smoothie! Oh! This smoothie is also vegan.
- 1 roasted or boiled pealed medium beetroot
- 1 handful spinach leaves
- 1 handful arugula leaves
- 1 handful mint leaves
- 1/2 or 1 small pealed frozen banana
- 1/2 small fig
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 teaspoon raw ginger
- Ice (Optional)
- Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend for 2 seconds, pause for 1 second and repeat this process 6 times or until the smoothie is homogenous and has the perfect consistency!
Maria is a qualified personal trainer, fitness instructor, nutrition coach, Chef and athlete. Her philosophy is, basically, based on transforming body and mindset simultaneously to achieve the best results from inside out. Boosting energy levels and improving overall health are her main keys to help you out have the body you have always dreamed of. Her methods are 100% natural and healthy.