Wednesday, June 8, 2016

             Healthy Smoothie Recipes


When you want something cold and refreshing, nothing tastes better than a fruit smoothie or icy blended drink. For a diabetes-friendly breakfast or snack, break out the blender and try some of these yogurt or nondairy diabetic smoothies packed with berries, veggies, and more.

Carrot-Mango-Green Tea Smoothies

Not one, not two, but three power foods--carrots, green tea, and chia seeds--kick up the health value of this nondairy smoothie. Mango and ginger add fresh tropical flavor to the 69-calorie drink.


  •  cups water
  •  cup sliced carrots or packaged peeled baby carrots
  •  inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  •  green tea bags
  •  cups frozen mango chunks
  •  teaspoon honey
  •  tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

Super Berry Smoothies

True to its name, this smoothie contains three antioxidant-rich berries. Sneak in baby spinach leaves, pomegranate juice, and protein powder for a super-charged nondairy smoothie that’s low-fat and low-carb.


  •  cups frozen unsweetened strawberries
  •  cup frozen unsweetened raspberries
  •  cup fresh blackberries or blueberries
  •  cup fresh baby spinach leaves
  •  cup pomegranate juice
  •  tablespoons RAW PROTEIN powder! Make a donation to diabetes today!!

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