Healthy Smoothies for the New Year

Berry Smoothies

The mornings are hectic. From getting everyone ready to making lunches, there is little time for a gourmet breakfast. But we do realize the importance of starting the day fueled on the right foot by eating nutritious and healthy foods. For us that has been a lot of smoothies with veggies, berries, and almond milk. For the berries, we have been loving Driscoll's - using a variety of strawberries and raspberries that melds really well with the combination of spinach, almond milk, chia seeds and coconut oil. Even my picky toddler loved it! The Driscoll's website is also a fantastic resource for new smoothie ideas. Be sure to check out their Berry Blog with the article "How to Build the Perfect Smoothie" for more details. Also, check out the recipe below and be sure to tell us what your go-to smoothie recipe is.


Double-Berry Morning Smoothie

1/2 package of Driscoll's raspberries, washed
1/2 container of Driscoll's strawberries, washed and cut
1 tablespoon of chia seeds
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
2 cups of almond milk
1 cup of spinach or kale (frozen or fresh)

Blend all of the ingredients together and serve cold!

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