Monday, June 1, 2015

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie

Start your day with a tangy sweet kick with this delicious strawberry lemonade smoothie.  Raspberries are a delicious fruit that your body will love.  Did you know that there are over 200 species of raspberries that exist.  The most popular are black raspberries, purple raspberries, and red raspberries1 cup of raspberries provides almost half of your total days serving of vitamin C and manganese.  It is also an excellent source of fiber with 8g of fiber per cup.  Other nutrients found in raspberries include pantothenic acid,  vitamin K and E, biotin, magnesium, folate, omega 3s, and potassium.
Raspberries are full of antioxidants that help fight inflammation and has an anti-cancer effect.  It is also one of those fruits that won't spike your blood sugar to high because of all the fiber it contains, which makes it a great food to help with unhealthy weight.
Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie
1 cup frozen raspberries
1 cup low fat/fat free yogurt
1 cup lemonade
1-2 scoops of protein powder
Blend in blender, and enjoy. 

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