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Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie - Vegan

This smoothie is a little bit tart and little bit sweet and totally delicious.
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, apples, rhubarb, Smoothie, strawberries, turmeric, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Geoff Wells

Equipment

  • Vitamix

Ingredients

  • 3 cups prepared cooked rhubarb you can use homemade (see instructions below) or store-bought frozen, cooked, sweetened rhubarb thawed
  • 3 cups whole fresh strawberries approx. 24 whole berries
  • 2 small apples, cored and chopped
  • ΒΌ teaspoon turmeric

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for later use.

How to Prepare Fresh Rhubarb

  • Thoroughly wash the rhubarb and cut it into 1-inch pieces.
  • Add the pieces to a saucepan and add just enough water to cover the rhubarb.
  • Add sugar to taste - it will depend on how much rhubarb you are cooking.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for about 20 seconds.
  • Turn off the heat and allow the rhubarb to sit until it has cooled.