Ruby red antioxidant smoothie

Ruby red antioxidant smoothie

Despite the fact we have smoothies quite often at home, it’s been a while since I last posted a smoothie recipe.
We usually have simple post-workout smoothies, when coming back home from a trail running session, but sometimes it’s nice to get fancy and make something that looks as good as it tastes.

Ruby red antioxidant smoothieRuby red antioxidant smoothie

Springtime is the perfect time to try new smoothie recipes, like this Welcome Spring Smoothie because everybody feels like waking up after months of lethargy. Time to get out more, eat more fruits, perhaps try a new routine.

↠ Read: 5 ways to welcome Spring

If you feel like you need to detox and want to squeeze in as many super foods as you can in one easy-to-make smoothie that also looks pretty in your mason jars, you can’t go wrong with this Ruby red antioxidant smoothie! The deep hue is given by ingredients such as beet, rhubarb, frozen berries and turmeric. The sweetness comes along in the form of banana, orange and carrot. Super foods like flax seeds, chia seeds and turmeric turn this pretty smoothie into a powerhouse packed with nutrients that will boost your metabolism and your protein intake.
What more to ask?

Ingredients for the Ruby red antioxidant smoothie

A little behind the scene of the Ruby red antioxidant smoothie
A little behind the scene of the Ruby red antioxidant smoothie – Pedro the cat is such a grumpy artistic director!
Ruby red antioxidant smoothie
Ruby red antioxidant smoothie
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In this antioxidant smoothie you'll find plenty of healthy plant-based proteins, fibers and vitamins. Blend well and enjoy in the morning while practicing gratitude, or post-workout to replenish your body of super foods.
Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Ruby red antioxidant smoothie
Ruby red antioxidant smoothie
Print Recipe
In this antioxidant smoothie you'll find plenty of healthy plant-based proteins, fibers and vitamins. Blend well and enjoy in the morning while practicing gratitude, or post-workout to replenish your body of super foods.
Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Add the flax and chia seeds to your blender, grind them finely without overheating.
  2. If you don't have a super-powerful blender (I don't!) juice the rhubarb in a juicer first. Then add all the roughly chopped fruits and vegetables and the liquids to your blender, and blend on high until smooth!
  3. Serve immediately with additional chia seeds on top, decorate with a few flowers.... just because :-)
Recipe Notes

You can add or substitute some of the ingredients - just keep in mind that the color will drastically change if you start adding kiwis, or green-leafy vegetables.

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Comments

  1. Reply

    Now I want a smoothie!
    Super good, super fresh, I confirm :)

  2. Reply

    Looks like a great smoothie for very healthy reasons. Love the color.

  3. Reply

    This sounds great! I love to see new smoothie recipes! I will def have to try this one!

    XO-Lisa
    http://www.thatssodarling.com

  4. Reply

    I LOVE smoothies!!!! I still haven’t put beets in one but keep saying I have to – I think I’ll try this one!

  5. Reply

    I don’t think I have ever had rhubarb now I am curious on the taste.

  6. Reply

    this smoothie is so pretty! I absolutely love rhubarb, but I’m not a huge beet fan, how much can you taste the beets?

  7. Reply

    Now this is a cool recipe, I would love to give it a try, I love smoothies

  8. Reply

    I have been looking for some good smoothie recipes! This one looks really yummy! (anything red does to me! :) ) & your photos are so inviting – love it all!

  9. Reply

    This looks so good! I really need to make smoothies more often!

  10. Reply

    What a beautiful smoothie with scrumptious ingredients! It’s motivated me to make a smoothie this a.m. with slightly different ingredients, but can’t wait to try this one!

  11. Reply

    What a glorious mix of yumminess! I am always looking for new ways to get smoothies in the family :)

  12. Reply

    I have a smoothie every morning for breakfast, but I think I have to try this. I really like beets and they’re so good for you. Never thought of putting it in a smoothie.

  13. Reply

    I have a smoothie pretty much every morning, and this one sounds like one to add to my routine! I don’t think I have tried rhubarb before. I am going to have to try it! I am in the Southwest now, but I used to live where lilac bushes grew. I miss the smell!

  14. Reply

    Hey this looks super delicious. I love the look of your blog and Instagram and look forward to seeing more posts!

  15. Reply

    I love smoothies, and this one seems particularly gorgeous.
    nice idea.
    PS i’ve just discovered your blog and I love it!!!

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