Dole Beet ‘N Berry Smoothie

Disney’s The Lion King Dole Beet and Berry Smoothie is a dad-friendly recipe created by Melanie Marcus, MA, RD, Dole’s nutrition communications manager, that requires no more than 7 ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time.   A vegetarian and gluten-free smoothie packed with fruits, vegetables nutrients and antioxidants to provide energy throughout the day.

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2 ripe DOLE® Bananas, peeled, cut crosswise into thirds and frozen
1 medium raw beet, peeled and coarsely chopped
1¼ cups fresh orange juice
1 cup hulled and halved DOLE® Strawberries, frozen
½ cup chopped DOLE® Pineapple, frozen
½ cup DOLE® Spinach, trimmed
1 DOLE® Lemon, juiced (about ¼ cup)


PURÉE all ingredients in a blender on high until smooth. Makes about 4½ cups.

Peel and freeze ripe bananas to have on hand for using in this recipe as well as smoothies.


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