Smoothie Boosts

Simple ways to give your smoothies a nutritional boost.

Simple ways to give your smoothies a nutritional boost.

Whether it’s more protein, fiber or omega-3 fats – there are several ways to enhance your favorite smoothie recipes.

Feeling sleepy – get a jolt of Caffeine: brewed tea, coffee, matcha powder

Electrolytes for post exercise muscle recovery: coconut water, sea salt

Optimize digestion and stay fuller longer with Fiber: dried prunes, wheat germ, oats

Omega-3 fats to fight inflammation: chai seeds, walnuts, flaxseed

Probiotics to help fortify the healthy bacteria in your gut: yogurt, kombucha, kefir

Prebiotics are like food for probiotics: banana flour, lentils, honey

From breakfast to a bed time snack, get extra Protein: cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, pea protein, whey protein

Smoothie Recipes ….. so many to choose from!

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Dragon Fruit Dream Smoothie with Raspberries + Honey

Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit that contains healthy carbs, iron, magnesium, and hunger-fighting fiber and is great in smoothies!
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Course Drinks, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened coconut milk beverage
  • 1 cup frozen dragon fruit
  • ¼ cup freeze dried raspberries
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Juice of ½ lime

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, combine coconut milk, dragon fruit, raspberries, honey, and lime juice.
  • Blend on high speed until smooth. Pour and serve immediately.

Notes

Excerpted from Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies reprinted by permission of Alpha, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Dana Angelo White

Nutrition

Calories: 147kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 2gFat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 28mgFiber: 5gSugar: 27g
Keyword coconut milk smoothie, dragonfruit smoothie
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Chocolate PB Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Peanut Butter Heaven
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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Servings 1 bowl

Equipment

  • blender

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1.5 medium frozen bananas sliced
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • Suggested toppings: granola, berries, nuts, carob chips, coconut chips, chia seeds, orange slices

Instructions
 

  • Place ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape ingredients down with a spatula, if needed. Add additional almond milk one tablespoon at a time if needed to reach desired consistency.
  • Scoop into a bowl and top as desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowlCalories: 420kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 30gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 183mgFiber: 7g
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Mango Berry Lime Smoothie

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Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup chopped fresh mango see TIP below
  • 1 cup frozen berries I like a mix of blueberries, strawberries + raspberries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 container plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut water
  • Juice + zest of ½ a lime

Instructions
 

  • Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Notes

TIP
Want to learn how to cut a mango properly? Check out these step-by-step instructions and watch me demo it in this clip from last week’s appearance on Better Connecticut. My kids love them cut and turned inside out so they can just gobble the golden flesh right out of the skin.

Nutrition

Calories: 194kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 8gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 59mgFiber: 6gSugar: 30g
Keyword berry smoothie, mango berry smoothie
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