Rainbow Layered Smoothie

The Veggie Shake Team

Are you tired of battling with your kids at the breakfast table every morning? Looking for a fun way to get them to eat more fruit? Our Rainbow Layered Smoothie isn’t just a healthful way to start the day— it’s also a multi-colored celebration of all things beautiful. This creamy rainbow smoothie is packed with plenty of fresh fruit, along with coconut yogurt for protein and digestive health. And because the colors are made with natural dyes like beet powder and spirulina, you can feel good about feeding it to the kids. Serve this kid-friendly smoothie in tall glasses or clear parfait cups, and you’ll have a breakfast option even the little ones will love.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • Red Layer:

  • 1/2 frozen banana

  • 1/2 cup coconut yogurt

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries

  • 1 tablespoon beet powder

  • Splash of water

  • Orange Layer:

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1/2 cup coconut yogurt

  • 1/2 cup frozen peaches

  • 1 orange

  • Splash of carrot juice

  • Yellow Layer:

  • 1/2 frozen banana

  • 1/2 cup coconut yogurt

  • 1 cup frozen mango

  • 2 teaspoons turmeric

  • Splash of water

  • Green Layer:

  • 1/2 frozen banana

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1/2 cup coconut yogurt

  • 2 teaspoons green spirulina

  • Purple Layer:

  • 1/2 frozen banana

  • 1/2 cup coconut yogurt

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries

  • 2 teaspoons blue spirulina

  • Splash of water

Instructions
  1. Add to a blender or food processor all the ingredients from the red section above.

  2. Combine until smooth.

  3. Pour ingredients into a large, tall clear glass. Freeze for 15 minutes.

  4. Rinse the blender.

  5. Add all ingredients from the next section (orange).

  6. Combine until smooth.

  7. Add blended ingredients to the glass, pouring on top of previous section (red). Do not mix sections together. Freeze for 15 minutes.

  8. Rinse the blender.

  9. Repeat steps 5 through 7 with the yellow, green, and purple ingredients, respectively.

  10. Enjoy your beautiful and delicious creation.

Health Benefits
  1. Banana: rich in fiber, bananas aid in digestion while helping with weight loss.

  2. Coconut yogurt: contains good bacteria known to balance gut microflora and support digestion.

  3. Strawberries and blueberries: the flavonoids in strawberries and blueberries make these fab fruits natural anti-inflammatories. Additionally, they’ve been shown to decrease the risk of obesity and diabetes.

  4. Pineapple: aids in heart function and helps support healthy bones.

  5. Peaches and oranges: contain vitamin C, an antioxidant that supports immune health.

  6. Carrot juice and mango: are bursting with beta carotene, which protects the body against free radicals and may lower cancer risk.

  7. Turmeric: has been shown to reduce depression symptoms in laboratory testing.

  8. Spirulina: increases antibodies and proteins known to fight infection and stimulate immunity.

  9. Beet powder: helps improve blood flow and lower blood pressure.

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