Tropical Sunrise Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and pitted
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 cup of fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup goji berries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of honey (optional)
  • 1/2 cup of ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Start by soaking the goji berries in the orange juice for about 15-20 minutes to soften them up.
  2. In a high-speed blender, combine the soaked goji berries with the orange juice, chopped celery, mango, strawberries, banana, and almond milk.
  3. Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy. If you prefer a sweeter smoothie, add honey to taste, and blend again.
  4. Finally, add the ice cubes and blend until the smoothie is chilled.
  5. Pour into glasses and serve immediately. Enjoy your Tropical Sunrise Smoothie!

Health Benefits:

This Tropical Sunrise Smoothie is not just delicious but also packed with nutrients. Mangoes and oranges provide an excellent source of vitamin C for immune support. Strawberries add antioxidants and vitamins, while celery contributes dietary fiber for digestive health. Goji berries are known as a superfood that boosts energy and supports eye health. Finally, almond milk provides a dairy-free source of calcium, and banana adds potassium for heart health. This smoothie is an ideal choice for a healthy breakfast or an energy-boosting afternoon snack.