Kefir & Chia Smoothie

This simple smoothie is loaded with probiotics and makes for a great drink on a hot summer’s day.  

Kefir is a fermented milk-based drink that is high in probiotics to aid digestion and gut health.  It also provides heaps of vitamin B5, choline, calcium, phosphorus and potassium.  

Chia seeds are a great plant-based source of omega 3 fatty acids along with vitamins B6 and K1 and a wide range of minerals.  Berries add some sweetness and boost vitamin C while the spinach boosts folate and manganese.   


One serve provides 300 calories, 6 g protein, 15 g fat, 31 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.3.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • Half cup of kefir 
  • Half cup mixed berries
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp chia
  • Half cup of almond milk or water


  • Place all ingredients in a blender.  
  • Blend well and serve.

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