Peachy Keen Tea-Infused Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe peach, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup of raspberries
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup of brewed green tea, cooled
  • 2 tablespoons of flax seeds
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey (optional)

Instructions:

  1. First, brew the green tea and let it cool down. This can also be done the night before and stored in the fridge.
  2. Place the peach, raspberries, and carrot in the blender, followed by the banana, Greek yogurt, and cooled green tea.
  3. Add in flax seeds. If you prefer your smoothies a bit sweeter, add the optional honey.
  4. Blend until smooth. If the consistency is too thick to your liking, add a bit more green tea or water.
  5. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately for the best taste and nutrient retention.

Health Benefits:

This Peachy Keen Tea-Infused Smoothie is a nutrition powerhouse, packed with vitamins A, C, E, and K from the peaches, raspberries, and carrots. The addition of green tea provides a natural source of caffeine and antioxidants, promoting heart health and improved brain function. Flax seeds are excellent sources of omega-3, fiber, and protein which support heart health and digestive health. The Greek yogurt adds a good dose of probiotics for gut health and protein for muscle repair. This smoothie is a perfect and delicious way to kick-start your day!