I have a really delicious smoothie recipe to share with you today.
The recipe is a pineapple beetroot smoothie, that tastes sweet, and earthy and has a little heat coming from the ginger I added!
I am excited to share this recipe because it has so many benefits and it tastes really good.Print
- 1 peeled medium-sized raw beetroot (or steamed unflavored beetroot)
- 1 frozen pineapple chunks
- 1 tsp minced ginger root
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 cup cold water (or coconut milk from a carton)
- If you are using raw beet, cut the stems off, and peel the skin off. Dice the beet into quarters.
- Add all the ingredients starting with the beet and pineapple to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 4-5 minutes.
- Serve and enjoy!
*For smoothie benefits, recipe tips, and more, scroll down!
- Prep Time: 2 minutes
- Cook Time: 3 minutes
- Category: Smoothie
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegan
- Serving Size: 1 smoothie
- Calories: 199
- Sugar: 18g
- Fat: 8.2g
- Carbohydrates: 29.4g
- Fiber: 10g
- Protein: 4g
What Are The Benefits Of Beetroot And Pineapple Smoothie?
If you are wondering what the benefits are of beetroot and pineapple smoothie I have good news for you!
This type of smoothie contains numerous health benefits, and it’s also totally dairy-free and suitable for vegans.
Here’s a breakdown of the benefits of drinking this healthy beetroot smoothie:
- Rich in Antioxidants: Both beetroot and pineapple are excellent sources of antioxidants, which help fight oxidative stress and inflammation.
- High in Fiber: The chia seeds and beetroot in this smoothie contribute to high fiber content, aiding in digestion and promoting a feeling of fullness.
- Boosts Immune System: The vitamin C from the pineapple can help strengthen the immune system.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The use of ginger along with pineapple and beetroot in this smoothie provides anti-inflammatory properties.
- Good for Heart Health: Omega-3 fatty acids from chia seeds are beneficial for heart health, including reducing the risk of heart disease. Along with beetroot which is rich in nitrates the benefits are enhanced further.
- Rich in Essential Minerals: The drink contains important minerals like manganese and iron, which support metabolic activity and oxygen transport, respectively.
- May Potentially Lower Blood Pressure: Beetroot has been shown to potentially help in lowering blood pressure due to its nitrate content.
Recipe Variations And Tips
Based on the ingredients I used to make this beetroot smoothie, they might not be ingredients you prefer or have at home.
This is why I will leave some options for you below, that can still allow you to make this smoothie, but customize it to suit you!
- The Seeds: Instead of chia seeds, you can either use flaxseeds or oats instead.
- Greens: Throw a handful of greens such as spinach or kale, for extra nutrients without impacting the flavor.
- The Ginger: If you don’t have fresh ginger root, use 1/3 teaspoon of dried ground ginger instead.
- Yogurt: If you are not avoiding dairy, adding 1/2 cup of yogurt not only makes the smoothie creamier but also higher in protein and nutrients.
|Vitamix Blender Propel 510
|Ninja Blender BL610
|Oster 6640 Blender
|Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
|AMZChef Blender 1800 W
If the only blender you own is a BlendJet 4000mAh, you can still make this smoothie, but you will need to use cooked beets.
When I used raw beets, the blendjet struggled to process the beets, even though I chopped them up.
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How Often And When Should You Drink This Beetroot Pineapple Smoothie
When it comes to the benefits of this smoothie, you only really need to drink this smoothie once a day. Twice a day is not needed.
I like to switch my smoothies around, so I tend to drink different types of smoothies during the week.
However, if you like this smoothie, you can drink it once a day, 3-4 times a week!