Cabbage and Berry Purple Smoothies

01.05.2014

Most of you have probably tried greens smoothies but have you tried a purple smoothie yet? I hadn’t until this one and now after tasting it, I’m hooked. I love the way all the different elements of this come together to create such an exciting and invigorating smoothie.

Cabbage and Berry Purple Smoothie | Cooking Classy

The flavor is unlike any smoothie I’ve tried before. I’m thinking part of that is due to the Hibiscus tea that’s blended in.

This was actually the first time I’ve ever added tea to a smoothie but it was just what this smoothie needed. I love the way it blended in and hid the flavor of the red cabbage (because really do we want to taste the veggie in a sweet smoothie? I know I don’t).

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If you are looking for a satisfying and refreshing smoothie recipe, or if your just getting bored of the same old green smoothies then be sure to try out this simple recipe.

My whole family loved it, kids included. Healthy and delicious, I’m definitely in.

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Cabbage and Berry Purple Smoothie

Purple cabbage isn't the first thing you'd think to add to a smoothie but it adds a gorgeous color, and lots of vitamins. And don't worry, you won't even taste it.

Servings: 3
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz . purple cabbage (half of a small head)
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 ripe banana , peeled and frozen
  • 1 (5.3 oz) container cherry Greek yogurt (or strawberry)
  • 1 cup chilled Hibiscus tea*
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. *I used Tazo Passion Herbal Infusion tea. I heated 1/2 cup water then added the tea bag then steeped and added enough ice to make 1 cup to cool faster. 1 cup cranberry juice blend or pomegranate juice blend would be a good alternative if you don't like tea.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Healthy Smoothie
Author: Jaclyn

11 comments

  • Manny: i just tried this smoothie and I must say it gives you a nice melo feeling, it’s also filing as well. don’t be worried about the taste it’s amazing. I will definitely be drinking this from now on #smoothie #feen November 7, 2014 at 8:26am Reply

  • Roberta: Holy Cow!! I have no idea how this tastes, but the color is beautiful! I must try this one! Sounds wonderful! April 5, 2014 at 3:40am Reply

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