Berry Carrot Matcha Energizer Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Add the strawberries, raspberries, chopped carrot, and frozen banana to a high-speed blender.
  2. Pour in the almond milk and add the matcha powder.
  3. Sprinkle in the chia seeds for an added fiber boost.
  4. Add honey if you prefer a bit of extra sweetness.
  5. Blend until smooth, adding ice cubes gradually to reach your desired consistency.
  6. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

This Berry Carrot Matcha Energizer Smoothie is packed with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins. Strawberries and raspberries are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, which help fight inflammation and boost the immune system. Carrots provide a good dose of beta-carotene, promoting healthy vision and skin. Matcha powder enhances metabolism and provides a calm yet focused energy boost. Almond milk adds calcium and vitamin E, while chia seeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids and additional fiber, making this smoothie not just delicious but also incredibly nutritious.