If you are looking for a way to sneak some high-quality fibers and healthy fats into your family’s diet, this Flax Smoothie will be your best friend. Flaxseeds are a great source of omega 3s which has great anti-inflammatory effects, high in fiber to keep your digestive system healthy, helps balance blood sugar spikes, and is super high in antioxidants. And if you don’t have the ground flaxseed, all you need is to grind the whole seeds in a coffee grinder or in a high-speed blender. Also, a good fact is that ground flaxseed it is easier for the body to absorb all the nutrients’ values. Now to the recipe!
Prep time: 5 min
Total time: 5 min
1 can full-fat coconut milk or any nut milk
1 cup of frozen berries
2 tbsp maple syrup
¼ tsp salt
½ cup flaxseed, ground
½ banana, optional
Blend all ingredients until smooth.
Don’t get shy if you don’t have all the ingredients, you can use any other fruits that your kids might enjoy it better or that are available to you. We have made this with açaí and pitaya before and it was fantastic!
If you try it, let us know what you think.
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