Food / 2 January, 2017 / My Baba

Hemsley + Hemsley’s Beetroot Cinnamon Smoothie



  • A small handful almonds, soaked
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 small raw beetroot, scrubbed but not peeled
  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla
  • tiny pinch sea salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (or more to taste)
  • Opt: 1tsp raw honey


  • 2 tsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp raw cacao nibs


  • Soak the almonds for 8 hours or overnight in double their volume of filtered water. Be sure to discard the soaking water and rinse before using.
  • Wash the vegetables well, then chop them to fit your blender.
  • Blend everything together with 500ml water until smooth, adding more water if needed
  • pour into 2 glasses and top with dessicated coconut and cacao nibs and drink immediately
  • alternatively pour into a glass jar or stainless steel flask and keep in the fridge for up to 48 hours.