Beet Heart Disease with This Luscious Red Shake

The Veggie Shake Team

Beets get a bad rap sometimes. However, the truth is that these hearty red root vegetables have tremendous benefits when it comes to health and nutrition. Once relegated to robust salads and savory grilled veggie dishes, beets are a surprising but tasty ingredient to add to your daily smoothie routine.

To give heart disease the runaround, blend up this Luscious Red Shake for breakfast or enjoy one as a filling snack later in the day. Featuring old-fashioned oats and cashew milk for protein, this beet smoothie is sure to keep you going for hours while providing your daily dose of nitrates and fiber. Sweetened by strawberries and coconut cream, this is one drink even the kids will enjoy.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries

  • 1 medium beet, peeled and chopped

  • 4 pitted dates

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats

  • 1/2 cup cashew milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • Dollop of coconut cream

  • Dehydrated strawberries

  • Chamomile flowers

Instructions
  1. Start by filling a blender with 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries.

  2. Add 1 medium beet, peeled and chopped into small pieces.

  3. Add 4 pitted dates.

  4. Add 1/2 cup old fashioned oats.

  5. Add 1/2 cup cashew milk.

  6. Add 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

  7. Blend until smooth and pour contents into a tall glass.

  8. Add a dollop of coconut cream to the top.

  9. Add a sprinkle of dehydrated strawberries.

  10. Top your smoothie with a sprinkle of chamomile flowers.

  11. Drink and enjoy.

Health Benefits
  1. Beets, strawberries, and oats: boost heart health by lowering blood pressure and LDL cholesterol and increasing HDL cholesterol. These nutrients also help strengthen the immune system and keep energy levels soaring.

  2. Dates: high in fiber for optimal digestive, brain, and bone health. Fiber improves digestion and may help prevent blood sugar levels from spiking too high after eating.

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