Recipe: Pink + Blue Unicorn Smoothie

Recipe: Pink + Blue Unicorn Smoothie

It’s easy to fall in love with this Rainbow Unicorn Smoothie – you would never guess it’s actually green!

Perfect for your kids or anyone who thought green smoothies are lame.

The blue colour is best made with blue spirulina powder.

The pink colour can be created with raspberries only – to make it pop, add a bit of pink pitaya or beetroot powder.

You can get these natural food colourings at organic stores or online.

 

RECIPE: PINK + BLUE UNICORN SMOOTHIE

Ingredients for 2 cups: 

4 frozen bananas

1.5 cups coconut water

1 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen

1 cup spinach, loosely packed

1 TBSP blue spirulina powder

1 TBSP beetroot or pink pitaya powder

optional: 2 TBSP raw vegan protein powder

garnish: cacao nibs, coconut chips + raspberries

How to make the unicorn smoothie:

Break or cut the bananas into chunks.

Blend with coconut water and protein powder until smooth.

Pour half of the mixture into a spare container.

Blend the other half with the raspberries and beetroot or pink pitaya powder until smooth.

Pour into glasses.

Rinse the blender container, and blend the other half of the mixture with spinach and blue spirulina powder.

Add to the pink smoothie parts, stir a little with a chopstick for a marble effect.

Top with coconut chips and raspberries.

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Notes:

C = cup, 240 ml
1/2 C = half a cup, 120 ml or / TBSP
1/4 C = quarter of a cup, 60 ml or 4 TBSP
TBSP = table spoon, 15 ml or 3 tsp
tsp = tea spoon, 5 ml
“soft dates” = medjool are usually best. If necessary, soak briefly and drain. The soaking water is super sweet by the way!

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