Recipe: Red Velvet Smoothie

Need an extra boost of energy? Power up your day with this nutritious, easy-to-make Red Velvet Smoothie!

March 20, 2018 | HF Healthy Living Team

For a sweet beverage that’s good for you, try this Red Velvet Smoothie! There’s no better way to start your day than with this healthy and delicious recipe from Lisa Suriano at Veggiecation®.


Red Velvet Smoothie

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 red beet peeled and chopped
  • 1 banana
  • 4 large strawberries
  • 2 tbsp. cacao powder
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt or nondairy substitute
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 soaked pitted dates


  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. 

Recipe Notes

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Red Velvet Smoothie Nutrition Facts

**Nutrient analysis based on ½ fat-free Greek yogurt.

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Lisa Suriano
About Lisa Suriano
Lisa Suriano is a certified nutritionist who holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Science and specializes in school food service as the Director of Operations for J.C. Food, a premier school food service consulting company for independent schools. Lisa founded the evidence-based, culinary-nutrition education program Veggiecation®, which introduces thousands of children and families to the delicious world of vegetables. She is thrilled to partner with Healthfirst to help introduce practical and palate-pleasing ideas for incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into the lives of the community! 


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