Red Antioxidant Power Smoothie

Sometimes our bodies just want a fruit smoothie. While we don’t recommend going all-fruit all the time, it’s okay to a enjoy 100% fruit smoothies on occasion. Especially when it’s packed with pomegranate seeds, grapes and strawberries that are particularly high in nutrients and antioxidants. A small study with heart patients suffering with severe carotid artery blockages were given an ounce of pomegranate juice daily for a year, the results showed the people who took the pomegranate juice experienced lowered blood pressure by over 12%, with a 30% reduction in atherosclerotic plaque, while the placebo participants experienced their atherosclerotic plaque increase by 9%. Enjoy this not-too-sweet fruit only smoothie the next time you need a refreshing beverage.


  • 1 cup (250 ml) coconut water
  • ½ pomegranate, seeds only
  • 1 large handful of red grapes
  • ½ cup (75 g) strawberries
  • 1 handful of ice


  1. Wash all produce well.
  2. Prepare pomegranate by following this easy 3-step, no-mess process from the Pomegranate Council, to show you how to de-seed a pomegranate.
  3. Add all ingredients into the blender and blend on high for 45 – 60 seconds until smooth.

Servings: 1

Serving Size: 16 - 18 oz (500 ml)


  • Pomegranate – raspberries, blueberries. goji berries
  • Grapes – blackberries, mulberries
  • Strawberries – black currants, raspberries
  • Coconut water – coconut milk, almond milk, hazelnut milk, rice milk, hemp milk

Calories: 180

Fat: 1g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 270mg

Carbohydrates: 42g

Fiber: 5g

Sugars: 33g

Protein: 4g