A lot of people give smoothies a short blend at full power, but that doesn't give the best results. Starting at low speed and gradually increasing power lets the blades work better, breaking ingredients down evenly and at the same time.

Hannah Klinger
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2017

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Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place almond milk and juice in a blender; top with beet greens, berries, beet, and banana. Start blender at lowest setting and gradually increase to one-third power; process for 30 seconds.

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  • Increase to half power; process 30 seconds or until very smooth.

  • Let mixture stand 1 minute before serving.

Nutrition Facts

84 calories; fat 1.5g; saturated fat 0.1g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 4g; cholesterolmg; iron 1mg; sodium 127mg; calcium 111mg; sugars 11g; added sugarg.