Jan12

Superhero’s Secret: Blueberry Banana Flax Smoothie

One of those trendy smoothie bars would charge you six bucks for this delicious concoction — maybe extra because it’s so good for you. This smoothie recipe includes the ingredients for superpowers: antioxidants, omega-3s, fibre, potassium, calcium   — in a fruity, creamy shake.

Blueberry Banana Flax Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Blueberry Banana Flax Smoothie

This delicious smoothie makes a great healthy breakfast or in between meal snack and it’s packed with healthful ingredients. Flax seeds are full of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and fiber, and may help fight heart disease and cancer. Blueberries add more fiber, and a healthy dose of vitamin C. Bananas add potassium, which helps to lower blood pressure, and yogurt adds calcium which, among other benefits, helps fight osteoporosis. So drink to your health!

Ingredients

1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

1 cup ice

1 ripe banana

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

2 Tbsp honey

2 Tbsp ground flax seeds

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
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