[Recipe] Red Velvet Smoothie

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A delicious healthy recipe commissioned from Sleekgeek Success Story turned Coach,  Sylvia Frank (read more about her here).

Carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food List,  Healthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.

DETAILS

INGREDIENTS

  • Quality Protein
    • Half a cup cottage cheese
    • Half a serving chocolate whey
    • Half a cup almond milk
  • Vegetables/Fruit
    • 200 ml frozen, cooked beetroot puree
  • Smart Carbs
    • Beetroot serves as a carbohydrate in this recipe and there are carbohydrates in the whey
  • Healthy Fats
    • 1 Tblsp ground linseeds
  • Herbs, spices and extras
    • Sweetener if desired
    • Extra water
  • Find your Sleekgeek Asijiki Brands spices over here

UTENSILS

  • Blender
  • Ice cube trays
  • Roasting pan
  • Measuring cups
  • Tablespoon

INSTRUCTIONS

  • The day before: Bake the beetroots at 180’C for 1 hour until soft in the middle.
  • Rinse in cold water and peel off the skin. Blend the beets till smooth and scoop into ice trays and freeze. Keep a stash of frozen beetroot cubes in your freezer for quick smoothies on the run.
  • On the day: Place 4 or 5 beetroot cubes, the almond milk, whey, ground linseeds/ flaxseeds, water and half the cottage cheese in the blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add extra water to get a drinkable consistency.
  • Pour the smoothie into a glass.
  • Mix the remaining half of the cottage cheese with a sweetener of choice for the topping and swirl it through to look appetizing.

TO SERVE

  • Add a cube of frozen beetroot, cut in half as ice cubes.

Enjoy!