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 and 31 g of net carbs
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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