Blueberry Banana Chia Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Chia Smoothie

blueberry-bananaKnown as “Mayan Mega Fuel”, chia seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can find. A three tablespoon serving has more than twice the iron as a cup of spinach, as much potassium as a banana, twice the fiber of a cup of oatmeal, and the antioxidants of a serving of blueberries. Double down on the potassium and antixodents by adding blueberries and banana to the mix.

Blueberry Banana Chia Smoothie

5 minutes

  • serves 1
  • 235 calories per serving
  • Vegan, gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 1 bananas
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut beverage

Directions
1.Put ingredients in blender.
2.Liquify ingredients.
3.Enjoy.

Tips

  • Use a frozen banana. Freezing bananas makes them last till whenever they are needed, and adds a chill and refreshing quality to your smoothie. Great for post workout. And, no more over-ripened bananas! Hint: peel them before freezing.
  • This recipe can be done with frozen blueberries, too. Blueberries are great to store in your freezer, so never fear buying too many at once. Or gathering to many, for that matter.

Wild blueeberries VS Store Bought

Wild blueberries are a potent source of anthocyanins, an antioxidant compound that helps keep our brain sharp and our cardiovascular system functioning smoothly. Compared to conventionally grown blueberries, wild blueberries have a higher concentration of these health-promoting anthocyanins.

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