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Layered Christmas Smoothie

Video Recipe

Makes: 1.5-2L

Serves: 2-4

Layered Christmas Smoothie

Equipment

Ingredients - Red Layer

  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 2 bananas (peeled)
  • 1/2 mango (without pit and peel)
  • 4 strawberries (with stem)
  • 1/2 beetroot (peeled)
  • lemon slice
  • 2 ½ - 3 cups ice
  • Optional: squeeze honey

Ingredients - Green Layer

  • 2 bananas (peeled)
  • 1/2 mango (without pit and peel)
  • 1 handful kale
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach
  • 1 handful parsley
  • lime slice
  • squeeze honey
  • 2 ½ - 3 cups ice

Method

  1. Put all the Red Layer ingredients into the Vitamix 2L container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and quickly increase the speed to 10, then override to High.
  3. Use tamper really well to press the ingredients into the blades.
  4. Blend for 10-20 seconds. The mixture should be blended through but still remain a thick consistency.
  5. Pour into a jug/bottle and repeat the process for the Green Layer Ingredients.
  6. Carefully pour/layer the Red Layer Ingredients into 2 glasses (straight sided preferably) so they are half full.
  7. Carefully layer the Green Layer Ingredients on top of the Red Layer Ingredients, gently spooning mixture around the inside edge of each glass to create a clean horizontal line.

Video Demonstration

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