Beetiful Whole Food Juice Drink

Vibrant in both colour and flavour, this whole-food juice combines beetroot with a variety of fruits and vegetables for a nutritious beverage.

Submitted By: Vitamix

Dietary Interests: Gluten-Free, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Low Sodium, No Added Sugar, Vegan, Vegetarian

Makes: 1½ l (6 cups)

Total Time: 10 Minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

  • 480 ml (2 cups) apple juice
  • 275 g (2 cups) beetroot, peeled, quartered
  • 2 carrots, halved
  • 1½ teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 apple, seeded, cored, quartered
  • 30 g (1 cup) spinach
  • 195 g (1½ cup) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper as needed until desired consistency is reached.
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pumpkin pie smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

With pumpkin, vanilla yoghurt, and pumpkin pie spice, this smoothie tastes like the real thing! Top with whipped cream and a dust of cinnamon for a festive presentation.

Submitted By: Vitamix

Dietary Interests: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Low Cholesterol,Low Sodium

Makes: 660 ml (2¾ cup)

Total Time:  11 Minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 135 g (½ cup) canned pumpkin
  • 240 ml (1 cup) milk
  • 80 ml (⅓ cup) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 130 g (1 cup) ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Top with whipped cream and a dust of cinnamon.
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Sunset Smoothie

A unique medley of flavours gives this smoothie its nutritional value.

Dietary Interests: Gluten-Free, Low Fat, Low Sodium, No Added Sugar, Raw Foods, Vegan, Vegetarian

Makes: 1 l (4¾ cup)

Total Time: 16 Minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 240 ml (1 cup) water
  • 400 g (2 cups) pineapple, peeled, cubed
  • 1 orange, peeled, halved
  • 35 g (¼ cup) beetroot, quartered
  • 30 g (¼ cup) carrots, halved
  • 3 cm (1 inch) fresh ginger root
  • 30 g (1 cup) spinach
  • 35 g (1 cup) Swiss chard
  • ½ avocado, pitted, peeled
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 25 g (¼ cup) broccoli, chopped
  • 130 g (1 cup) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase to the highest speed.
  4. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached.
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