Raspberry Refresher Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Ice cubes as needed

Instructions:

  1. Put the raspberries, banana, spinach, and orange juice in a blender.
  2. Blend until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  3. Add the flax seeds, Greek yogurt, and honey to the blender.
  4. Blend again until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  5. If the smoothie is too thick for your liking, add ice cubes and blend until it reaches your desired consistency.
  6. Pour the smoothie into a glass, garnish with a few raspberries if desired, and enjoy!

Health Benefits:

This Raspberry Refresher Smoothie is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients. Raspberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, while bananas provide a healthy dose of potassium and fiber. Spinach adds a dose of iron and other essential nutrients, and orange juice gives a boost of vitamin C. Flax seeds contribute healthy omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, while Greek yogurt adds protein and calcium. The honey adds a touch of natural sweetness and has anti-inflammatory properties. This smoothie is a refreshing, nutritious way to start your day or to refuel after a workout.