Apple, Beetroot & Carrot Smoothie

It’s as easy as A, B, C

It is called the A, B, C smoothie wanna know why? Because of the ingredients, apple, beetroot and carrot. Apple brings a refreshing taste, beetroot gives it an earthy, rich, naturally sweet flavor and carrots add that richness in vitamins that are good for your immune system.

A,B,C Smoothie photo credit dreamstime.com

Below are simple steps on how to prepare your A,B,C smoothie.

INGREDIENTS

This smoothie is prepared with pure fruit.

    1 medium beetroot(about 10 oz.)
    1 medium carrot (about 2.5 oz)
    1 medium red or green apple (about 8 oz.)
    1 tbsp. honey
    1 cup water
Photo credit mexican food journal

EASY PEASY STEPS:

Step 1: WASH YOUR HANDS

First things first, wash your hands with soap and water, clean hands are safe hands ☺️.

Step 2: WASH THE VEGGIES

Wash the apple, beet, and carrot well, especially the beetroot and carrot to make sure there are no dirt particles.

Step 3: PEAL AND CHOP

  • Peel the beet and carrot. Peel the apple if you prefer.
  • Chop the apple, beet, and carrot into smallish pieces which ensures a smooth texture when you blend.
Photo credit mexican food journal

Step 5: BLEND

Place all of the ingredients into your blender and blend on high for 1 to 3minutes, depending on the power of your blender.

Photo credit mexican food journal

Step 6: HAVE IT YOUR WAY ☺️

  • You can add 1/4 cup of water to your smoothie if it’s too thick.
  • If you prefer your smoothie cold blend with ice cubes .
  • You can add milk or yoghurt to make it tastier.

Step 7: SERVE IMMEDIATELY

The smoothie is best enjoyed immediately. It doesn’t keep well in the refrigerator because the fruits and veggies tend to separate.

HERE IS A VIDEO OF YOUR A,B,C SMOOTHIE ☺️

NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF APPLE, BEET ROOT & CARROT .

APPLE

Apples are a good source of fiber and vitamin C. They also contain polyphenols, which have numerous health benefits. To get the most out of apples, leave the skin on — it contains half of the fiber and many of the polyphenols.

Eating apples is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. This is possibly due to their polyphenol antioxidant content.

Did you know? The type of fiber in apples feeds good bacteria and may be the reason they protect against obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

READ MORE

CARROT

Carrots are a great source of many plant compounds, especially carotenoids, such as beta carotene and lutein.

Eating carrots is linked to a reduced risk of cancer and heart disease, as well as improved eye health. Additionally, this vegetable may be a valuable component of an effective weight loss diet.

MORE INFO

BEETROOT

Beets are good sources of vitamins and minerals, such as folate, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C.

The carbs in beetroots are mainly simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose. Beets are high in fiber but also have FODMAPs, which can cause digestive problems in some people.

Beetroots are high in several beneficial plant compounds, especially betanin (beetroot red), vulgaxanthin, and inorganic nitrates. In particular, inorganic nitrates are associated with reduced blood pressure.

Incase you didn’t know ☺️

Beetroots can lower blood pressure, which may lead to reduced risk of heart disease and other ailments. This root veggie can also improve oxygen use, stamina, and exercise performance.

READ HERE

BY AMA ADONTENG

REFERENCE

Video by Cookies & Cream

Video credit: YouTube

Photo credits: Dreamstime.com & Mexican Food Journal

32 thoughts on “Apple, Beetroot & Carrot Smoothie

  1. That’s nice. I do this with Vivo yoghurt as the base .. It’s natural so it serves the purpose so well.. I add pineapple sometimes too and it’s so yummy..
    one other thing is I do freeze my ingredients overnight and it makes it extra creamy

    I love it.. and because of the beetroot I call it Ladies palava

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