You’ll Never Guess What Gives This Smoothie Bowl Its Vibrant Hue

February 8, 2016

This recipe appears in the Thrive Market cookbook, Healthy Living Made Easy. Get your copy here, and find the ingredients in this shopping list.

Beets—hailed in Ayurvedic medicine for their liver-cleansing properties—star in this gorgeous crimson smoothie bowl. Topping it off with antioxidant-rich raspberries, pomegranate seeds, and cacao nibs packs in even more nutrients.

Beet-Ginger Smoothie Bowl

Yield: 1 serving
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

For the smoothie bowl
1 raw or cooked beet, peeled and roughly chopped
1 tablespoon grated ginger
1/4 cup frozen pineapple, cubed
1/4 cup blueberries
1 cup coconut water

For the topping
Small handful of raspberries (fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
1 teaspoon bee pollen
2 teaspoons cacao nibs
2 teaspoons chia seeds

Instructions

Place all the ingredients for the smoothie bowl together in a high-speed blender and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with raspberries, pomegranate seeds, bee pollen, cacao nibs, and chia seeds.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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