Raspberry Kefir Smoothie

Beverages, Leslie's Featured Recipes.
Packed with brain-friendly antioxidants, prebiotic carbohydrates and probiotic bacteria, enjoy this smoothie for breakfast or as an energizing midday snack. This simple recipe works well with any type of berry.

Raspberry Kefir Smoothie


Quantity Ingredients
2 cups / 500 ml unflavoured kefir
1 cup / 250 ml raspberries, frozen or fresh
2 small bananas
ice, if desired


In a blender, combine kefir, raspberries, and banana. Purée until smooth. Serve cold.

Serves 2.

Nutrition per 1.5 cup (375 ml) serving: 230 cal, 10 g pro, 2.2 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 45 g carb, 5 g fibre, 13 mg chol, 123 mg sodium

Note: Kefir typically contains three times the amount of probiotic cultures than yogurt. To make kefir, milk is fermented with a mixture of 10 to 20 different types of probiotic bacteria and yeasts; most yogurts are made using only a few.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 230
Cholesterol 13
Carbohydrates 45
Fiber 5
Fat 2.2
Saturated Fat 2
Trans Fat 0
Sodium 123

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen