Smoothie Recipes: Berry Smoothie
Posted January 1st, 2012 by noelle |
Berries are packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals which contribute to disease and accelerate aging. Perk up tired skin with this berry smoothie.
Serving Size: 1 (~300 calories)
1/2 cup fresh cranberries, frozen
1/2 cup raspberries, frozen
1 cup blueberries, frozen
1 cup fresh baby spinach
1/4 avocado, pitted and peeled
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/16th – 1/8th TEAspoon Stevia
Learn more about the better-for-you ingredients in this recipe:
- Berries – Berries are packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals. Free radicals are believed to contribute to disease and accelerate aging. Learn more here.
- Chia Seeds – Chia seeds look and taste very similar to poppy seeds, but they pack a hefty nutritional punch. They are believed to be a complete protein, rich in calcium and iron, good-for-you essential fats, fiber and antioxidants.
Combine the ingredients above into a Blendtec, or good powerful blender until smooth and creamy. Thin with water or thicken with ice if desired. Enjoy!