Welcome spring! Although it’s a bit overcast this weekend here in Toronto, we celebrated the spring arrival all week with gorgeous sun and balmy weather. Now it’s time to officially cheers the season of birth-rebirth with a smoothie!
The brilliant purple from the mixed berries in this smoothie recipe will chase away any rainy day blues you might have while spring nourishes the earth. The pineapple adds a touch of tropical summer to whet our appetites and the almond butter completes the meal with a healthy dose of protein.
Pineapple Berry Spring SmoothiePrint This
- 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries
- 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt
- 1 tbsp raw almond butter
- 3/4 cup vanilla rice milk (or to desired consistency)
- 1 tbsp ground flax seed
Blend until smooth and enjoy!
Nutritional Information Calories 362.8 Total Fat 15.2 g Saturated Fat 1.8 g Polyunsaturated Fat 3.9 g Monounsaturated Fat 6.9 g Cholesterol 3.7 mg Sodium 135.4 mg Potassium 380.7 mg Total Carbohydrate 52.8 g Dietary Fiber 6.5 g Sugars 9.3 g Protein 8.9 g Vitamin A 1.0 % Vitamin B-12 5.7 % Vitamin B-6 5.5 % Vitamin C 43.4 % Vitamin D 0.0 % Vitamin E 20.7 % Calcium 20.1 % Copper 11.9 % Folate 6.4 % Iron 9.2 % Magnesium 17.4 % Manganese 82.9 % Niacin 4.3 % Pantothenic Acid 5.3 % Phosphorus 17.7 % Riboflavin 15.1 % Selenium 3.6 % Thiamin 8.0 % Zinc 7.3 %