A Berry Good Life Smoothie

February 9, 2016

You'll noticed most of my smoothies has some type of berry in them. Well, I love berries. They add gorgeous color and they are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants! 

 

Benefits of Blueberries:

  • Contains high amount of fiber that helps lower the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease

  • Also contains potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6

Benefits of Blackberries:

  • Blackberries are rich in bioflavonoids and Vitamin C,

  • Have one of the highest antioxidant levels of all fruits.

Benefits of Strawberries:

  • Antioxidant-promoting vitamin C and manganese.

  • They are also a very good source of dietary fiber, iodine, and folate.

  • A good source of copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B6, and omega-3 fatty acids.

 

Servings: 2 (8 oz glass) 

Level: Easy

 

Ingredients

1 Banana
1/2 cup blackberries

1/2 cup strawberries

1/4 blackberries
3/4 cup almond milk

blackberries for garnish

 

Directions:

1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth or until desired consistency is reached. Top it with blackberries for garnish. 

 

 

 

 

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ANNA'S EVERYDAY
COOKING TIPS

#1 

Take away the stress by prepping the night before. Cooking will be much more relaxing. 

 

#2
Don't be afraid to adjust the seasonings the recipe requires you to have. 

 

#3

Never rush cooking! 

 

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