If you are counting calories to lose weight, but also looking for meals or healthy snack recipes that keep you energized and don’t leave you feeling hungry try this Orange Carrot smoothie. It will fill you up, give you the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that we all so need for healthy living–and adding chia seed gives you a big boost of omega 3s! In your smoothie blender mix:
Its also easy to turn this Orange Carrot smoothie treat into a nutrition powerhouse just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.
In your favorite blender mix:
-1/2 cup of cold orange juice with pulp
-1 cup of grated carrots
-1 cup of low-fat orange yogurt
-1 tbsp.Chia seed