Winter warmer smoothie

Blackberry & beetroot smoothie

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Prep: 5 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 1

Ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give this beetroot and blackberry smoothie a warm kick - perfect for a morning or afternoon pick-me-up

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal238
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars34g
  • fibre8g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 250ml coconut water
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 4cm piece fresh ginger, peeled
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 1 tbsp shelled hemp seeds
  • 2 small cooked beetroot, roughly chopped
    Beetroot

    Beetroot

    beat-root

    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • small handful blackberries
    Blackberries

    Blackberry

    blak-bear-ee

    A purply black-coloured berry comprising many individual seed-containing fruits surrounding a…

  • 1 pear, roughly chopped
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • small handful kale
    Kale

    Kale

    kay-el

    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

Method

  1. Add the coconut water to your blender with the spices and fresh ginger. Tip in the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Add more liquid if you prefer a thinner consistency. Pour into glasses and serve.

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lulugonelolo's picture
lulugonelolo
15th Sep, 2015
0.05
This had me gagging after a few mouthfuls. It tastes like pure beetroot! Next time I'll use just one small beetroot and more blackberries.
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