Recipe: Antioxidant Triple Berry Banana Smoothie

It’s going to be 75 degrees in NYC this weekend.  This means my smoothie intake is about to skyrocket; whether it’s for breakfast, a mid-afternoon pick-me-up or just plain enjoyment.  And while a typical smoothie at your local health food store/juice shop may taste great, it can financially add up.  Not to mention most are really just ice cream sundaes in disguise.  For these reasons, I prefer to make mine at home (plus, you can pack it with the vitamins and minerals of your choice).

Antioxidant Triple Berry Banana Smoothie

SERVINGS: 2

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1cup strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup blackberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ banana
  • ½ avocado
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons flax meal

METHOD:

Use immersion blender or add all ingredients into conventional blender; puree until smooth.

(If using an immersion blender and frozen fruit, be sure fruit is defrosted)

BENEFITS:

  • Berries: are extremely high in Vitamin C, contain significant levels of phytonutrients and are an antioxidant powerhouse.
  • Avocado: is high in fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid.
  • Coconut Water: is extremely high in electrolytes and filled with immune boosting vitamins and nutrients such as potassium, calcium, and magnesium.
  • Flaxseed Meal: High in Fiber, Lignans (an antioxidant) and Alpha-linolenic Acid (an Omega-3).

Enjoy!

DK

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