Raspberry Kefir Smoothie

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

Raspberry Kefir Smoothie

Ingredients

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

Directions

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