coconut strawberry sunrise smoothie

Coconut Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie

Coconut Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie can work as a meal replacement when you add a large spoonful of chia or hemp hearts for added protein and to make it more filling. Coconut milk is my go-to for creaminess in smoothies. A super simple smoothie that looks as good as it tastes.This healthy, delicious strawberry smoothie is perfect for breakfast! Its a morning boost smoothie, that will give you a good start and brighten up your morning.A super simple smoothie that looks as good as it tastes.

It’s difficult to resist a perfectly ripe strawberry, right! In fact, they’re one of the most popular berry fruits in the world. They have amazing health benefits.

Health Benefits

Rich in antioxidants- strawberries are considered to be an antioxidant-rich food. Which are important to help protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. The harmful molecules produced from pollution, sunlight, smoke and even prolonged exercise. Strawberries are a rich and diverse source of antioxidants.

They support the immune system- By adding a punnet of strawberries to your shopping basket , you will be helping in supporting your immune system too. Not only is the whole strawberry rich in plant antioxidants, but the red fleshy part is also extremely rich in the antioxidant vitamin C. Many associate oranges with vitamin C, but strawberries are actually a higher source per 100g.

They may improve our health- Numerous studies have found an association between strawberry consumption and improved cardiovascular health. It appears their high content of berry anthocyanins may play a role in reducing inflammation and oxidative stress, blood pressure, and even improving our cholesterol profile.

They help with weight management- Strawberries are one of the things you can eat without feeling guilty. They satisfy a sweet craving, and yet are surprisingly low in sugar and calories. The strawberries contain just 6g of sugar and 33 calories per 100g, and they can provide the sweet fix we desire while still maintaining our waistlines. What’s not to love about strawberries!

Mangoes

 Contain high level of vitamin C, fibre and pectin making it a perfect fruit that helps in controlling high cholesterol level. Another benefit of eating mangoes is that it cleanses your skin from deep inside your body. It treats pores and gives a glow to your skin.

Spinach

This is a superfood. It is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package. Dark, leafy greens like spinach are important for skin, hair, and bone health. They also provide protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals.

 

Bottoms up!

  • Prep Time8 min
  • Cook Time2 min
  • Total Time10 min
  • Energy188 cal
  • Course
    • Breakfast
  • Cooking Method
    • Blending
  • Suitable for Diet
    • Low Calorie
    • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • 225g baby spinach
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 140g frozen (or fresh) mango
  • 4 tbsp chia or hemp seeds (your choice)
  • 1 cup ice

Directions

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  1. Put all ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

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