Berry Carrot Boost Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. 1. Add raspberries, blackberries, chopped carrot, and soy milk to a blender.
  2. 2. Add the maca powder, banana, chia seeds, and honey (if using).
  3. 3. Add ice cubes to the blender.
  4. 4. Blend on high speed until smooth and creamy.
  5. 5. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

This Berry Carrot Boost Smoothie is loaded with antioxidants from the raspberries and blackberries, which help fight inflammation and support immune health. The carrot provides a good dose of beta-carotene, crucial for eye health and skin vitality. Soy milk offers a plant-based protein source and contains isoflavones, which may support heart health. Maca powder is known for its potential to boost energy and support hormonal balance. Chia seeds add fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, promoting digestive health and reducing inflammation. Together, these ingredients create a nutrient-dense and delicious smoothie perfect for a healthful start to your day.