This wonderful Ruby Picante Smoothie is filled with immune boosting nutrients. Not only is it high in dietary fibre, but it’s also very high in potassium as well as vitamins A & C. A good source of iron and calcium as well as high in magnesium and vitamin B6. The hot pepper will warm your insides while the carrots contain loads of beta carotene, a powerful phytonutrient that boosts the immune system.
1.5 litres (3 servings 500ml each)
- 3 – 31/2 cups water
- 3 carrots, chopped
- 1 large beet, chopped
- Beet greens from 1 large beet (approx. 2-3 cups)
- 1 green apple, cored and chopped
- 1 lemon, juices
- 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
Add all ingredients to the blender in the order listed. Blend on low speed and gradually increase speed. Blend on high until smooth and frothy. To learn more about how I create smoothies visit My Smoothie Approach and if you are looking for a blender visit my post on Choosing a Blender for some ideas that will fit any budget. Enjoy!!