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Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 5 large, pitted dates
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed or chia seed
  • 6 ounces plain, low-fat yogurt
  • 2 small bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries, partially thawed
  • Liquid stevia, to taste (optional)
  • 8 whole raspberries, for garnish
  • 4 walnut halves, for garnish

Functional Breakfast Smoothie

Lisa Turner | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people

This creamy, kid-friendly treat is packed with protein for lasting energy; no added sugar prevents a midmorning crash.

Directions
  1. Pour almond milk into blender; add dates and let stand for 10 minutes to soften. Add walnuts and flaxseeds or chia seeds; process on high until nuts and seeds are fully incorporated. Add yogurt, bananas, and frozen raspberries, and process until smooth and creamy. Sweeten to taste with a few drops of stevia, if desired. Pour into glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries and walnuts, if desired. Serve immediately.

PER SERVING: 237 cal, 39% fat cal, 11g fat, 1g sat fat, 1mg chol, 6g protein, 33g carb, 8g fiber, 76mg sodium

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