Recipe: Pink Smoothie

Beet Banana Smoothie


I do love having smoothies for breakfast, because they are yummy, sweet and easy to make.

Here is a recipe for a beautiful pink smoothie bowl made with beet and banana. You will need (for 1 BIG bowl):

raw beetroot ;

1 banana + 2 frozen bananas ;

the juice of 2 lemons;

1/2 grapefruit

 Blend the beetroot with the lemon juice and a little bit of filtered water, then add the grapefruit, and finally mix with the bananas. 

PS1: I topped my smoothie with some bee pollen and fresh physalis. Yummy yum!

PS2: As always, try and buy organic or local food whenever you can.


Health Benefits:

Beets are high in antioxidants (which help protect against free radical damage) and can support with detoxification.

They are a good source of manganese (which can protect against free radical damage) and folate (or vitamin B9, which helps with tissue growth and cell function). 

They may also help your hair and skin look younger and healthier. 


Food Combining “Tip”:

It is a good thing to start your day with your fruits since they are the quickest food to be digested. So by eating them first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach, you avoid traffic jam in the stomach and you avoid then the subsequent aftermath of bad food combining…


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