Green Smoothies With Strawberries

Green smoothiesWhen it comes to green smoothies, strawberries are definitely one of the most popular ingredients around! Strawberries have a mild and subtle berry flavor that will contribute to the overall flavor of your smoothie. Additionally, this fruit offers a whole host of nutritional benefits for the human body. For example, did you know that strawberries are an excellent source of Vitamin C, manganese, and multiple antioxidants?

The regular consumption of strawberries through green smoothies will also provide your body with a good source of potassium, folate, riboflavin, Vitamin K, magnesium, copper and Omega 3 fatty acids. Who knew that this one little fruit had so much to offer? Medical studies have also suggested that regularly consuming strawberries has beneficial properties in protecting your vision.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole strawberries
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 1 whole banana
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
  • 1 whole carrot
  • 1/2 – 1 cup water

Each of these ingredients should be added to your blender one at a time and blender together thoroughly. The recipe for these green smoothies is guaranteed to become one of your new favorites, as well as your family’s!

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