Beet & Berry Smoothie Recipe

Welcome to this post: Beet & Berry Smoothie Recipe.

This smoothie is awesomely hearty and perfect before a run or workout. A fellow instagrammer shared with me that to ultra-marathoners, beet juice is “nature’s gatorade.” How cool is that!? So I thought, add some delicious mixed frozen berries (blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries) and voila!

What makes this smoothie special is its antioxidant & trace mineral content. Berries are known for their natural antioxidant capacity, while beets (in the root vegetable family contain nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is a powerhouse ingredients for active folks & athletes alike. This plant compound ramps up blood flow in the body; thus promoting circulation, increased performance and oxygen delivery to muscles. In addition, the nitric oxide in beets helps enhance recovery from strenuous workouts.

Beet & Berry Smoothie Recipe

In addition to the unique characteristic of berries & beets, this smoothie is easy to digest. Thus, it’s not energy expensive for your body for assimilate & utilize the carbohydrates found in this smoothie. Also, it’s inexpensive to make! Most grocery stores will have all of the ingredients to make.

Smoothie Ingredients

*exact measurements are not important

-3 or 4 beets chopped up (use the greens too)

-1 handful of frozen mixed berries (fresh are better if you have them, but frozen adds a nice chill to the smoothie, so no ice is needed)

-Splash of almond milk (coconut, cashew or hemp works, too)

-Splash of water

There you have some “natural gatorade”! Enjoy! (doesn’t hurt that it has a pretty color to it, also!)

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