Ruby Gold Winter Citrus and Spice Smoothie
This Ruby Gold Winter Citrus and Spice Smoothie packs a punch in color, flavor and best of all immune-boosting nutrition! The perfect drink to keep you healthy this Winter!
Servings: 2 people
For the Ruby Layer:
- 1 grapefruit peeled and segmented
- 1 small raw red beet peeled and chopped
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- 1 large frozen banana sliced
- 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice
- 1 tbsp raw honey
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon optional
For the Golden Layer:
- 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
- 1 fresh Hachiya persimmon chopped
- Juice of 1 large naval orange about 1/3 cup
- 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 Tbsp raw honey
- 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- ¼ tsp ground cardamom
- orange slices
- frozen raspberries
- hemp seeds
Combine the flesh of 1 grapefruit with 1 small red beet and 1 cup frozen raspberries in a blender or smoothie cup. Then add 1 large frozen banana, 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1 tbsp honey and 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon. Blend on high until consistency is smooth and creamy. Taste and add any additional honey or spices if desired.
Pour the ruby smoothie mixture evenly into two glass cups and set aside. Then rinse out the smoothie cup or blender in preparation to make the golden smoothie mixture.
Combine 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks with 1 fresh persimmon in rinsed blender or smoothie cup. Squeeze juice of 1 large naval orange over the fruit, followed by 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk. Then add 1 tbsp raw honey, 1/2 tsp ground turmeric, 1/2 tsp ground ginger and 1/4 tsp ground cardamom and blend until consistency is smooth and creamy. Taste and add any additional honey or cinnamon if desired.
Pour the golden smoothie on top of the ruby smoothie layer and gently stir to create swirled effect. Garnish with small orange slice, frozen raspberries and a sprinkle of hemp seeds, then add a slice of lime to each glass cup, if desired. Serve and enjoy all those immune-boosting benefits!
Serving: 1g | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1.9g | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 607mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 99mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 14mg