Strawberry Beet Smoothie


Get your day started off right with this deliciously sweet smoothie. Drink for breakfast or pair it with an assortment of crackers, cheese and nuts for a light, energy packed lunch. This smoothie will put you in the right mood to start your day!



1 cup orange-pineapple juice

1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt

1\2 cup canned or cooked sliced beets

1 apple, cored and cut into eight pieces

1 frozen banana

1 1\2 cups frozen strawberries

*You can substitute orange juice in place of orange-pineapple juice


  1. In a blender, combine juice and yogurt and blend until smooth.
  2. Add sliced beets, apple and banana and puree until smooth
  3. Add strawberries and blend on highest speed until smooth, stirring as necessary.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Makes 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Cost per recipe: $5.25
Cost per serving: $0.87

Nutritional Facts Per Serving:

110 Calories; 0.5g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 55 mg sodium; 24g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 19g sugar; 2g Protein; 0% daily value of vitamin A; 24% daily value of vitamin C; 6% daily value of calcium; 4% daily value of iron


Jackie Walters, Extension Specialist Senior for Kentucky Nutrition Education Program, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service