Strawberry Kiwi Power Elixir

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe kiwis, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves, packed
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 banana (optional, for added creaminess)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional, for extra fiber and omega-3s)
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. 1. In a blender, add the chopped kiwis, strawberries, and spinach leaves.
  2. 2. Pour in the unsweetened almond milk and add the scoop of vanilla protein powder.
  3. 3. If using, add the half banana and chia seeds to the blender.
  4. 4. Add the ice cubes to help create a refreshing, chilled smoothie.
  5. 5. Blend on high until smooth and creamy, ensuring all the ingredients are well incorporated.
  6. 6. Pour into a glass and serve immediately for the best flavor and nutrient retention.

Health Benefits:

This Strawberry Kiwi Power Elixir is a nutrient-dense smoothie packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Kiwis and strawberries are rich in vitamin C, which boosts immune health and skin vitality. Spinach is a great source of iron and folate, supporting blood health and energy levels. Almond milk provides a dairy-free calcium boost, while the protein powder helps repair muscles and keeps you full longer. The optional banana adds extra potassium and creaminess, and chia seeds contribute additional fiber and omega-3 fatty acids for heart health.