Winter Berry Smoothie
Prep: 5 minutes
If you have been feeling a little glutenous over the last few weeks, you are not alone. The average American puts on six pounds over the holidays!
But, if you are ready to put done the turkey leg and push aside that extra serving of creamy mashed potatoes, the American Institute for Cancer Research's winter berry smoothie is the perfect way to hit that reset button.
Since ripe fruit that is frozen quickly after harvesting, it is full of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals which protect against many chronic diseases.
Try this one today and get a jump start on a healthier and lighter 2019.
*Note: Try additional toppings, such as unsweetened, dried coconut, slivered almonds, sunflower seeds, chopped walnuts and pistachios.
Per Serving: 389 calories, 19 g total fat, 4.5 g saturated fat, 52 g carbohydrate, 17 g fiber, 13 g protein, 46 mg sodium.
1 cup frozen berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries)
1/3 cup plain, unflavored soy milk
1/2 banana, ripe
1 tablespoon chia seeds
Toppings: 1/4 cup frozen berries, 1 tablespoon hemp seeds, 1 tablespoon cocoa nibs
- Place all ingredients in a blender.
- Process until smooth.
- Pour into a large cup or bowl and add additional toppings.
- Enjoy immediately!