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Strawberry, Banana, mint and Flax Seed Smoothie


These are the famous healthy smoothies I make almost every night. It is hard sometimes to get fruits everyday so this is a simple way to incorporate this food group. My kid loves them as you can make different versions, he calls them ICES. You can also freeze these using ice Popsicles molds for a later use, they work wonderfully and are much more nutritious.

This smoothie version contains bananas and strawberries although we use raspberries and other fruits quite often. The berry fruits we use are organic though as these fruits are more aggravated by pesticides than other fruits would. To sweetened we normally use maple syrup but today I did not have any on hand so we used sugar :-(. In any event still good. If you try to make these the sky is the limit, any combination sure it is going to be good.

 

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Strawberry, Banana, mint and Flax Seed Smoothie

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

2 ripe bananas
12 oz bag organic frozen strawberries
2 cups of organic low fat milk, you can use more or less depending on desired smoothie consistency)
1/4 cup flax seed meal
1/4 cup mint leaves, these were from our new garden

 

Directions:

Pour ingredients inside the blender. Blend for about 20-30 seconds and you are done.

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3 Responses to “Strawberry, Banana, mint and Flax Seed Smoothie”

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    leeichblatt — August 22, 2010 @ 7:39 pm

    Just tried these post workout with frozen acai instead of strawberries. Pretty good! Thanks!

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    Miryam — August 23, 2010 @ 5:16 pm

    I am glad you liked it. This is good with any fruit really :-)

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    Healthy Smoothies — December 9, 2010 @ 8:50 am

    Excellent writing about smoothie food, it is actually useful for me. keep writing and happy blogging.

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