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Triple Berry Smoothie | Nutrition Stripped
Eat Well May. 28. 2013
Beverages

Triple Berry Smoothie

May. 28. 2013
Beverages
McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

Founder of NS and Creator of The Method

Love berries? This Triple Berry Smoothie is exactly what you need! This delicious recipe is loaded with flavor, fiber and antioxidants.

This is one of my favorite tasting smoothies. It’s sweet from bananas, tangy from the raspberries, and the texture is thick and smooth.

Not to mention, this smoothie (just like the All Bluebs Smoothie) is very kid friendly and ideal for anyone opposed to adding “greens” into their drinks. You can’t even taste it here, I promise!

Triple Berry Smoothie

This smoothie is great as a breakfast or a snack, and is even perfect post-workout. It will help you refuel with some great carbohydrates, protein, fiber, and nutrients galore! In previous posts, I’ve talked all about the health benefits of bananas and chia seeds, which both make a small appearance in this Triple Berry Smoothie.

Impressive for one smoothie, right? Use the amounts listed below as a guideline. I don’t measure these to be exact! I let my taste buds do all the measuring. For example, if you don’t like blueberries, just remove them and compensate with more raspberries or strawberries.

Keep it simple, friends!

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Foundational Five

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Here are the following Foundational Five Elements in this recipe:

1 • Non-starchy Carbohydrate

  • Spinach

2 • Starchy Carbohydrate

  • Banana
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries

3 • Healthy Fat

  • Chia seeds

4 • Protein

  • Chia seeds
  • Protein powder

5 • Flavor Factor

  • Almond milk

The Recipe

Serves 1

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Ingredients

2 cups liquid (water, almond milk, etc.)

1/2- 1 frozen banana

1 cup frozen organic raspberries

1/4 cup frozen blueberries

1/4 cup frozen strawberries or blackberries

1 tablespoons chia seeds

1 handful of spinach (add in as much as you like!)

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

 

Directions

Simply combine all ingredients into Vitamix/high speed blender or food processor until thick and creamy!

Pour into a tall glass and add your favorite reusable straw.

Enjoy!

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