Coco-berry smoothie

coco-berry smoothie

Fun Smoothie Ingredient Facts:

  • Berries are a great source of antioxidants which inactivate free radicals (unsuitable oxygen molecules that damage cells.)
  • Orange juice is high in vitamin C.
  • Coconut water is almost identical in composition to human blood plasma.
  • Spirulina has a high protein content, many vitamins and minerals and essential fatty acids, among others.
  • Flaxseed are high in fiber and contain omega-3 essential fatty acids, protein, B vitamins, magnesium, zinc and potassium.
  • Stevia is a natural sweetener and has little effect on blood glucose ( a very good thing.)

Drink this smoothie in the morning to start your day with a bang…serves 1 or 2, depending.

In a blender, blend:

  1. 1 1/2 cups organic frozen mixed berries
  2. 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  3. 1 cup coconut water
  4. 1 tsp. spirulina powder
  5. 1 tsp. flaxseed
  6. stevia, to taste

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Devaki
    Jun 12, 2010 @ 00:42:50

    Dear Aimee – I LOVE the flavors you put into it – coconut water, berries and orange juice!

    WOW! Will definitely make this 🙂



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