Banana Berry Flax Smoothie

Ground flaxseeds give this smoothie a slightly nutty flavour and a boost of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids. 

Banana Berry Flax Smoothie


Quantity Ingredients
2 cups / 500 ml skim milk or unsweetened soy milk
1 cup / 250 ml mixed berries (e.g. blueberries, strawberries, raspberries), fresh or frozen
1 medium banana
2 tbsp / 25 ml ground flaxseed


In blender, combine milk, berries, banana, and flaxseed; purée until smooth.

Serves 2.

Per 1 ½ cup (375 ml) serving: 225 cal, 10 g pro, 6 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 35 g carbohydrate, 5 g fibre, 10 mg chol, 127 mg sodium

Tip:  Store ground flaxseeds in the fridge or freezer to extend their shelf life.

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen