Consider this bright purple smoothie for your morning caffeine fix. Prepare the night before by preparing the beets, juice cubes and tea.
1 cup black tea from Healing House Herbs. Pomegranate Rosehip Black, Toasted Almond Black, Blood Orange Black are especially delicious. Brew 2 bags or 1 T. loose and 8 oz. of water.
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
1 c. beets, cooked, peeled and chopped
1 1/2 t. maple syrup
2 frozen cranberry juice cubes or 1/4 c. cranberry juice
4 ice cubes
pinch of sea salt
Makes 2 servings.
Place ingredients in the blender as listed. Blend until smooth. Add more ice if you prefer it frostier. Sweeten to taste.