Recipes and Cooking Sweet Honey-Ginger Beet and Mango Smoothies 4.3 (3) Beets and bell peppers in a smoothie? Sure! Just sweeten up your sip with some mango, honey and ginger. The protein from the tofu makes this a nutritious on-the-go breakfast or snack. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 19, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce yellow beets, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces ½ medium yellow sweet pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces, or 1/2 cup frozen yellow corn kernels 2 cup frozen mango cubes 1 12 ounce package soft or firm silken-style tofu ¾ cup mango nectar ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger honey (optional) Directions In a small saucepan cook beets, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 5 minutes. Add sweet pepper. Cook, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes more or until vegetables are very tender. Add mango cubes. Immediately drain off the water. Transfer beet mixture to a blender. Add tofu, mango, honey, and ginger. Cover and blend until smooth, stopping and scraping sides of blender as needed. Pour into tall glasses, drizzle with honey if desired, and serve immediately. Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare smoothies as directed. Transfer to an airtight freezer container. Cover and chill for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months. If frozen, thaw in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 226 Calories 2g Fat 49g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 226 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Sodium 52mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 49g 18% Total Sugars 43g Protein 6g Vitamin C 76.7mg 384% Calcium 61mg 5% Iron 1.8mg 10% Potassium 411mg 9% Folate, total 71.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.