We are what we eat, right? So there is no denying the importance of a well balanced, healthy diet.
But – just because your eating healthy does not mean you need to live on leafy greens and boring flavors.
Mix it up, literally – with some yummy smoothie recipes that taste great and have proven health benefits.
Here are a couple of our favorites. Enjoy
Stay full and fight disease. This high-fiber smoothie recipe becomes even healthier when you use organic kiwis, which contain higher levels of heart-healthy polyphenols and vitamin C.
1¼ c cold apple juice
1 ripe banana, sliced
1 kiwifruit, sliced
5 frozen strawberries
1½ tsp honey
COMBINE the juice, banana, kiwifruit, strawberries, and honey. Blend until smooth.
NUTRITION (per serving) 87 cals, 0.3 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 3.5 mg sodium, 22 g carbs, 16.5 g sugars, 1.5 g fiber, 0.5 g protein
Berry Good Smoothie
Get the energy you need to power through the day with this easy-to-make smoothie recipe. For an extra dose of calcium, try adding a teaspoon of Kale Powder.
1½ c chopped strawberries
1 c blueberries
½ c raspberries
2 Tbsp honey
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
½ c ice cubes
BLEND all ingredients.
NUTRITION (per serving) 162.5 cals, 1 g fat, 0.1 g sat fat, 5 mg sodium, 41.5 g carbs, 32 g sugars, 6 g fiber, 2 g protein