Berry Green Boost Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional, for sweetness)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cubes (optional, for thickness)

Instructions:

  1. 1. Wash the blackberries, blueberries, and spinach thoroughly.
  2. 2. Add the blackberries, blueberries, spinach, Greek yogurt, chia seeds, banana, almond milk, honey (if using), and vanilla extract into a blender.
  3. 3. Blend on high until the mixture is smooth and creamy. If the consistency is too thick, you can add a little more almond milk to reach your desired texture.
  4. 4. Taste the smoothie and add more honey if additional sweetness is desired.
  5. 5. Add ice cubes if you prefer a colder and thicker smoothie, and blend again until smooth.
  6. 6. Pour the smoothie into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

This Berry Green Boost Smoothie is packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Blackberries and blueberries are rich in vitamins C and K and are known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Spinach provides a healthy dose of iron, calcium, and vitamins A and C. Greek yogurt adds a good amount of protein and probiotics for gut health. Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and protein. This combination helps to support immune function, improve digestion, boost energy levels, and promote overall health.