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Healthy red velvet smoothie

Smoothies and soups can help you to detox your body, providing it with key nutrients to improve your immune system, as well as aiding in exercise training. So Smoothie2Go maker Kenwood has teamed up with us on an exclusive offer for Psychologies readers to get their hands on one of these great gadgets half price

by Psychologies

Healthy red velvet smoothie

With the Smoothie2Go, you whizz up your fresh ingredients straight into the 0.5 litre travel mug, twist the mug from the base and switch the blade attachment for a lid to get going.

With two speeds plus a pulse function, you’re in control of consistency. Make your smoothies and soups just right for you. The blades reach every ingredient to ensure there’s no chunky bits left at the bottom!

Kenwood would like to offer the Smoothie 2 Go, SB055 (RRP: £29.99) for half price, exclusively to PSYCHOLOGIES readers, so it would be £15 (plus £4.99 P&P). Simply go to kenwoodworld.com/psychologies and enter the code ‘PSY50’ to get this great offer.

Here's a little inspiration to get you started:

Healthy red velvet smoothie

Serves: 1

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 medium raw beetroot (approx 80g), peeled

6-8 medium strawberries (approx 100g), hulled

1 large date (Medjool are good)

250ml unsweetened almond milk

1 level tbsp raw cacao powder

1 tsp maple syrup

Method:

1. Chop the beetroot into small pieces and roughly chop the strawberries and date before adding to the beaker

2. Add the almond milk, cacao powder and maple syrup

3. Blend until smooth

Nutritional Info per serving:

  • Energy kJ: 810 kJ
  • Energy kcal: 191 kcal
  • Protein: 3.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g, of which sugar: 33g
  • Total fat: 4.3g, of which saturates: 1.0g
  • Fibre: 8.0g
  • Salt 0.3g