When fresh berries aren’t in season, use frozen berries in drinks like this brilliantly colored, high-fiber berry and beet smoothie. The beet adds a wonderful earthiness, plus antioxidants and fiber.
cups mixed frozen red berries such as strawberries and raspberries
small red beet, peeled and thinly sliced
tbsp fresh lemon juice
tsp unrefined extra-virgin coconut oil
Put the berries, ½ cup cold water, beet, lemon juice, honey and coconut oil into a blender. Blend on high until smooth, turning off the blender and pushing down on the ingredients with a spatula or wooden spoon as needed to help the blending process. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons more water if needed to adjust consistency.