- Prep Time 0:05
- Estimated Cost $2.75
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I’m on a pretty tight editing schedule these days, putting the finishing touches on The BrokeAss Gourmet Cookbook, and sometimes I don’t even have time to (gasp!) make lunch. On my extra-busy days, I chow on a handful (or 2) of raw almonds and a frosty glass of this easy, delicious, no-sugar-added smoothie. Even if you think you don’t like beets, give this a try—it’ll change your mind.
- 3 steamed, peeled baby beets (I like the ones from Trader Joe's, halved $2 for 6
- 1 ripe banana, peeled and broken into pieces $0.25
- 1 medium orange, peeled, seeds removed $0.50
- 1 large handful ice
- 2 tbsp cold water
Recipe Serves 2
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree, adding more water if necessary.
- Serve immediately.