Sep 122013
 
luscious lemon smoothie

A tasty luscious lemon smoothie: This is definitely a morning smoothie mix. Guaranteed to get you going in the morning with a healthy blast of fruit nutrition featuring lemon zest and lemon juice.

While you’re at it, do something good for your heart at the same time 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 seed, Chia doesn’t have a noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results. You can order Chia at great prices directly from Amazon just by clicking on the link in the recipe below.

In your favorite blender mix:

  • -one cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • -one half cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • -one half cup cold orange juice (with or without pulp–your choice)
  • -one tsp. lemon juice
  • -one half tsp. lemon zest
  • -one half cup crushed ice
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia seed


Blend all the ingredients, starting with about 1/4 cup of crushed ice and keep adding until you you get your preferred consistency. Serve and enjoy!

Luscious Lemon Smoothie

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