• Watermelon Breakfast Smoothie

    by Dorothy Reinhold on July 15, 2014


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    A sale on those mini watermelons that are sometimes marketed as “personal watermelons” (because you can probably eat an entire one by yourself!) prompted today’s breakfast smoothie.

    At $1.88 each, four of these babies jumped into my cart effortlessly.

    What to do with the single one remaining after my son wolfed down three of them?

    Watermelon Breakfast Smoothie | ShockinglyDelicious.comThis naturally sweet, healthy, fruity smoothie – a wonderful way to start the day — employs ready-to-eat baby beets as the secret ingredient to amp up nutrition AND make it redder. 

    Recipe: Watermelon Breakfast Smoothie

    Summary: Four fruits and vegetables, including watermelon and baby beets, make this red smoothie a healthy and sweet breakfast.

    Ingredients

    • Organic Baby Beets from Melissa's Produce on Shockingly Delicious1/4 of a mini seedless watermelon, rind removed
    • 2 steamed ready-to-eat baby beets
    • 1 ripe banana
    • 1 apple, peeled and cored
    • 1 (6-ounce) can pineapple juice
    • 1 tablespoons soaked chia seeds (soak overnight the night before for best results)
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Splash of coconut water

    Instructions

    1. Add all ingredients except coconut water to a blender container. Whirl on high for a minute or more until well combined. Add a couple of ice cubes and whirl again. If it is too thick for your liking, add a splash of coconut water until the density it as you prefer it for your smoothies.
    2. Serves 2-3.

    Watermelon Breakfast Smoothie | ShockinglyDelicious.comRecipe source

    Dorothy Reinhold | Shockingly Delicious

    Preparation time: 5 minutes
    Diet type: Vegan
    Diet tags: Reduced fat, Gluten free
    Number of servings (yield): 2-3
    Culinary tradition: USA (General)
    My rating 5 stars:  ★★★★★ 



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