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Antioxidant Berry Smoothie Cubes

  • Author: Lindsey Johnson
  • Prep Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

Take advantage of the antioxidant benefits found in red plant-based foods by making a batch of these tasty, nutrient-dense smoothie cubes.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted cherries, sweet or tart
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced (can sub raspberries)
  • 1 medium raw or cooked beet, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup raw cranberries*
  • 8 ounces bottle 100% pomegranate juice

Instructions

  1. Place ingredients into blender in order listed. Puree until smooth.
  2. Pour liquid into two standard 16-well ice cube trays. (Each well holds about 2 tablespoons liquid.)
  3. Freeze until solid. Remove from trays and store in an airtight, freezer-safe container for up to several months.
  4. To use add 4 cubes to replace 1/2-1 cup of fruit in your favorite smoothie recipe.

Notes

*1/2 cup 100% unsweetened cranberry juice

Keywords: beet, beet smoothie, antioxidants, red foods, smoothie booster, berries