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This Energizing Smoothie Is Packed with Nutrients

A natural health product recipe

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    This Energizing Smoothie Is Packed with Nutrients

    Rich, nutrient-packed avocados not only give this smoothie a smooth taste boost, but they also boast a load of good-for-you potassium, B vitamins, and magnesium—all important for women as they enter their sixties. And the banana, a smoothie staple, ups the quotient even further.

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    TIPS:

    • If you find this smoothie a bit rich or heavy, sip some, then refrigerate the rest for later. When ready for more, give it a great shake and sip away.
    • Mix up the banana with mango or pineapple or another favourite fruit. Add a good quality unflavoured protein powder, available under various labels.
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    This Energizing Smoothie Is Packed with Nutrients

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (250 mL) orange juice
    • 3 to 4 oz (85 to 113 g) avocado slices
    • 1 banana
    • 1 scoop of fermented, unflavoured,
    • unsweetened protein powder
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chia seeds

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories567
    • protein29g
    • fat23g
      • saturated fat3g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates71g
      • sugars37g
      • fibre15g
    • sodium164mg

    Directions

    01

    In high-speed blender, combine juice, avocado, banana, and protein powder. Whirl until smooth and creamy. Add some water if you wish. Sprinkle with chia seeds. Sip and enjoy.

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