Beetroot & Blood Orange Smoothie

You can see from it’s bright pink colour that this smoothie is good for you.

School Of Nutrition Posted Nov 08, 2016 Future Fit Training

Not just a pretty drink - that vibrant colour is the result of the red pigments from both seasonal blood orange and classic red beet. These same pigments coupled with their high vitamin C content are powerful antioxidants and also play a role in the body’s detoxification process.
Serves 2


  • 1 small/medium beetroot
  • 3 medium sized blood oranges
  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 1tbsp raw honey
  • Seeds from half a vanilla pod or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 250ml filtered water


1. Scrub the beetroot and slice into quarters or grate if you don’t have a high powered blender.

2. Peel the blood oranges, half crossways and remove any pips.

3. Halve the avocado and scoop out the flesh.

4. Add the beetroots, blood orange flesh, avocado flesh, raw honey, vanilla extract and water to the blender.

5. Pulse a few times and then blend until smooth.

Recipe from Hemsley & Hemsley

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