This red fruit smoothie is the perfect combination for after exercise: rich in antioxidants, vitamins and calcium. It is easy, fast and exquisite. Follow the step by step.
Make yourself a delicious red fruit smoothie for your breakfast or snack. Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and calcium, very beneficial for the human body.
Red berries are easy to get and at an affordable price. In addition, they have low amounts of carbohydrates, so they are indicated for weight loss and in low carb diets: blueberries have 43 calories per 100 grams, strawberries 33 calories per 100 grams, raspberries 36 calories per 100 grams, and blackberries 45 calories per 100 grams.
Red berries are a source of group A vitamins and antioxidants, such as beta-carotenes. Its attractive color is due to water soluble pigments called anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that are very beneficial for cardiovascular health, memory, cancer prevention and are also a natural anti-inflammatory.
Likewise, they contribute to lowering bad cholesterol. Berries also contain vitamin C and fiber, thus aiding digestion. In this recipe, the smoothie will contain the following ingredients: 300 g red berries (blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries), 2 unsweetened Greek yogurts, 2 teaspoons of Stevia vegetable sweetener and 125 ml of orange juice.
How to make it:
- Wash the fruits, if they are frozen, leave them a couple of hours before in the fridge.
- Put the fruits in the mixer, add the orange juice, yogurts and sweetener. Crush for a few seconds until you get a creamy texture.
- Pass the shakes through a Chinese-style strainer for a finer texture.
- Pour the red fruit smoothie into glasses and serve as soon as possible. It can be kept in the fridge, but it is convenient to consume it as soon as possible to take full advantage of the vitamins and antioxidants that this drink contains.