Sep 172013
lemon strawberry smoothie

A lemon strawberry smoothie recipe blending sweet strawberries with tart and tangy lemonade. The resulting mix is really refreshing and very satisfying.

Eating a healthy diet is always important and, while this mix is pretty healthy on its own, it can be made even more so 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 noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious Lemon strawberry results. Chia is available at most health food stores, or you can order it directly from Amazon by clicking on the link in the recipe below.

In your favorite blender mix:

  • -5 large strawberries (fresh is best but frozen is fine)
  • -1 carton fat-free frozen strawberry yogurt
  • -1/2 cup sugar-free lemonade (I like Crystal Lite)
  • -1 Tbsp. Chia seed

Blend until you get the consistency you prefer and serve. Makes a single serving. If you want to sweeten a bit, in case the strawberries are not as sweet as you like add one pack of a sugar substitute or two teaspoons of honey

Lemon Strawberry Smoothie

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