Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Winter Berry Antioxidant Smoothie


Something healthy. Don't forget while indulging in all the wonderful Christmas treats this time of year to add in something healthy!  Berries are a great way to boost your health.  Just to mane a few of the benefits to eating berries:

Blueberries are one of the most antioxidant rich foods in the world. 
Strawberries are high in fiber and vitamin C.
Blackberries are an American super-food! They have a high ORAC score, a measure of antioxidants and other chemical substances that fight disease.
Raspberries contain substances called phenolic phytochemicals which have antioxidant properties.



                 So why wouldn't you want to have a winter berry antioxidant smoothie?






               Recipe for Winter Berry Antioxidant Smoothie

1 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries.
1 cup dairy free milk such as rice milk, almond milk, hemp milk, soy milk.
Agave or sweetener of choice add to your personal taste.
Ice handful.

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend. Check for sweetness. Adjust if needed.

Optional add ins: For extra antioxidant protection, we added in a heaping tablespoon of powdered Superfruit Blend by Naitavs Naturals.
Dairy free yogurt. Protein powder.







                                                                 Look at the color!
Have a Winter Berry Antioxidant Smoothie every day and keep yourself healthy Winter long!




                             Enjoy your Holiday indulgences and some healthy ones too!

                                                            
A foolish son is a grief to his father,
And bitterness to her who bore him.

Proverbs 17:25

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5 comments:

  1. My this looks amazing! Pinning this to try!

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  2. This looks really delicious.. Im going to try this as well. Thank you so much for sharing this!
    Robyn

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  3. I love this smoothie and I have to look for that superfruit blend!

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  4. This looks delicious! I've been searching for a lowfat smoothie that tastes good- just pinned this. THanks!

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  5. Sounds and looks yummy! I got one of those Magic Bullets for Christmas and we've been using it like crazy -- this will be perfect.

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