Berry-hemp breakfast smoothie
Smoothies are an easy way to incorporate more fruit and vegetables into your diet. This smoothie is high in fibre (10g) and contains many other essential nutrients including omega-3 fats, calcium, iron, vitamin C, beta-carotene, potassium and magnesium.
1 ripe banana
½ cup fresh or frozen mixed fruit
1/4 cup carrot juice
1 tbsp ground flax seeds
1 tbsp hemp hearts
1 pitted date
1/2 cup fresh spinach (washed)
1 cup almond milk (regular, soy, or rice milk can be substituted)
Mix all ingredients together in a blender. Enjoy! Makes one smoothie.
Hemp and Flax seeds:
Nutrition info (made with almond milk): Calories: 330, protein: 8 g, carbs: 60 g, fat: 10 g (1/2 from omega-3 and 6), fibre: 10g, calcium: 27% DV, vitamin C: 38% DV, iron: 13% DV, vitamin E: 80% DV. DV= daily value.