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Ruby Gold Winter Citrus and Spice Smoothie
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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!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Snack, Breakfast, Smoothie
Cuisine: Smoothie, Healthy
Keyword: Winter Citrus, healthy, smoothie, grapefruit, orange
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

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

Garnish Suggestions:

  • orange slices
  • frozen raspberries
  • hemp seeds

Instructions

  • 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!

Nutrition

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