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Red Smoothie

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Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 25 min
220 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

4 beetroots 500 g
1/2 avocados, mashed 90 g
2 stalks celery, cut into 3 cm pieces 140 g
4 pitted dates 3 tbsp
2 1/2 tsp coconut oil 13 mL
2 apples, green, Granny Smith type, peeled, cored, then cut into segments 360 g
1 tbsp flax seeds, ground 10 g
65 g silken/soft tofu 1/4 cup
4 cups strawberries 600 g
1/3 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed 2 lemons
1 cup coconut water 250 mL
1 cup water 250 mL

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful for this recipe.

Method

  1. Prepare the beets: boil or steam them about 25-30 min. Let the beets cool down a few minutes, then peel them and dice into 1,5 cm pieces.
  2. Place the all the ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  3. Process on the highest speed until a well-blended purée forms, about 1-2 min, stopping to scrape down the sides of the container once or twice. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (520g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

220

Fat

7 g

11 %

Saturated 3.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

15 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

160 mg

7 %

Carbohydrate

40 g

13 %

Fibre

9 g

37 %

Sugars

27 g

Protein

5 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

172 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

14 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 4 ½ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¾ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Zinc
Good source of  :
Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 0
Fruits 1 ½
Vegetables 1 ½
Meat and Alternatives 0
Fats 1 ½

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Snacks | Vegetarian | Source of Omega-3 | Kosher | High Fibre | Halal | Vegan