Fire Engine Red Smoothie
The vibrant red color in this smoothie means it is extremely full of antioxidants! These very special compounds found in pomegranates are called punicalagins. Pomegranates have been shown, due to their VERY high potent antioxidant content, to protect you against breast, prostate and colon cancer as well as having excellent cardiovascular protective agents.
2 Tbsp. goji berries
1/4 – 1/2 small beet (beetroot)
1 1/2 cups/375 ml of coconut water (or coconut ice – frozen coconut ice cubes)
1.) Remove the pomegranate seeds – Follow this easy 3-step, no-mess process from the Pomegranate Council.
2.) Peel the beet (beetroot).
3.) Place all ingredients in blender.
4.) Blend on high for 45 – 60 seconds until smooth and pour on ice.
Pomegranate – red grapes, raspberries
Goji Berries – blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, blackberries, red or black grapes
Date - honey, maple syrup or rice malt
Beet – carrot, orange, pink grapefruit
Coconut water – almond milk or water