This healthy, yet delicious, smoothie recipe is loaded with healthy carbohydrates, protein and antioxidants, which can help you stay away from sickness this fall/winter and is sure to give you a boost of energy in the mornings, leaving you feeling satisfyingly full and refreshed.
Organic Low-Fat Milk/Almond Milk (4 – 6 Ounces)
Organic Bananas (One Whole Banana)
- Instead of adding unnecessary sugar to your smoothie, try adding a banana instead.
- Many may feel the need, or want, to add sugar, thinking that their smoothie may be too tart, but let me assure you, this substitution will still satisfy your sweet tooth’s craving.
Fresh Organic Strawberries (1/2 Cup or 8 – 10 Strawberries)
Frozen Organic Berries (Blueberries, Blackberries & Raspberries) (1/2 Cup)
- Substitute ice with frozen organic berries, which saves blender space, while providing an abundance of antioxidants.
All Natural Plain Greek Yogurt (One to Two Heaping Tablespoonfuls)
- Zero sugar, zero fat, 24 grams of protein!
- Greek yogurt is a great way, for both males and females, to incorporate protein into your breakfast diet.
Flaxseed Oil/Flaxseed (One Teaspoon)
- Provides a high dose of fiber and essential Omega-3 oils.
- Eases many conditions related to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Chia Seeds (One Tablespoon)
- Despite their small size, chia seeds are amongst the most nutrient packed grains out there.
- They are loaded with fiber, protein and Omega-3 fatty acids, as well as various micronutrients.
This combination of flaxseed and chia seeds provides you with more than enough omega-3 oils that most doctors recommended as a daily dose. So for those who have children, or even themselves, who may not like taking pills, this a just as good as a solution to incorporate these essential nutritional supplements into your daily diet, and taste a lot better as well.