Healthy and wholesome, this Beet Smoothie is what you need for your weekday breakfast. It’s great for weight loss and can be made vegan too.
About This Recipe
Beet Banana Smoothie is a healthy smoothie which is a delicious combination of banana, beetroot, celery, yogurt, milk, and honey.
It has a beautiful vibrant pink color to it due to the use of beetroot and a thick texture because of the bananas.
Thick and creamy, this will surely satisfy your cravings for a yummy breakfast.
This smoothie is also a great way to feed all the essential vegetables and fruits to your family.
As it is said, combine what you love the most with what you like the least in your smoothies and you will never know that the ingredient you don’t like is actually in it.
Beetroot – It is one of those vegetables that is not liked by many, but is filled with a lot of nutrients. So this smoothie is the best way to incorporate it into your daily diet. You won’t even know there is beetroot in it, and it lends a beautiful pink color to the smoothie.
Banana – Banana is a must in my smoothies, as it lends sweetness and nice creamy texture to the smoothies. Freeze the bananas overnight and use in the smoothie, it makes it even more creamy.
Celery – Another vegetables, that is high is high on water content, is used in the smoothie to make it even more healthy.
Milk and Yogurt – These ingredients makes the smoothie nice, filling and creamy!
Honey – I have added honey to make it a little sweet, but f you like your smoothies to be less sweet, you can avoid adding it.
You can even add vanilla extract or cinnamon powder to enhance the flavor of your smoothie.
Step By Step Recipe
Add all the ingredients in a blender.
Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
Benefits of Beetroot
Beetroot not only gives a beautiful color to your recipes but is also nutritious.
Beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C, which are very essential for the growth of our body.
It is said that Beetroot is even very good for skin as it improves the blood flow in our body.
So make sure you add this nutritious vegetable in your everyday diet, and what can be better than making this delicious smoothie.
It is also a great option for detox and weight loss.
Frequently asked questions:
If you are looking for a vegan alternative, then you can use almond milk or coconut milk instead of milk and skip the yogurt to make this smoothie.
You have to peel and chop the raw beetroot and use it as it is to make this smoothie.
Cooked beetroot will not give you a good taste when used in smoothies.
Make the smoothie in the same way, maybe a little thick in consistency. You can avoid adding milk and just make the smoothie with yogurt.
Add the smoothie in the bowl and top it with toppings of your choice such as granola, fruits, coconut flakes, dry fruits or nuts of your choice to make it wholesome and add a crunch to the creamy smoothie.
This is one of the ways you can make a Beet smoothie! You can even include your favorite fruits and vegetables and make your own version.
Let me tell you some of the other combinations I like to make using Beetroot,
- Beetroot + Apple + Celery + Carrot Juice + Milk/Almond Milk + Frozen Peaces + Ginger
- Apple + Beetroot + Lime + Fresh Mint + Water
- Beetroot + Frozen Blueberry/Strawberry/Raspberry + Frozen Pineapple + Milk/Almond Milk + Greek Yogurt + Chia Seeds
- Apple + Banana + Flax Seeds + Beetroot + Kale + Mixed Berries
If there are more ways to use Beetroot in a smoothie, do share it with me. I would love to try it for my weekday breakfasts.
I recommend making this smoothie fresh every day, as it has milk in it.
You can also store it in the fridge for about 2 days.
It will split a bit, so shake it well before you drink it.
If by any chance, you have leftovers, you can freeze this smoothie.
If you are making a big batch, then store it into freezer-safe and clean Mason jars, and freeze.
Whenever you plan to drink it again, place a smoothie jar in the fridge and defrost overnight.
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Beet Smoothie Recipe
- 1/2 cup Red Beet (peeled and chopped)
- 1/2 cup Banana (Peeled, chopped and frozen)
- 1 stalk Celery (chopped)
- 1 cup Yogurt
- 1/4 cup Milk
- 2 tsp Honey
- Add all the ingredients in a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Serve immediately.