Elevate your morning with a smoothie that packs everything your body will love.
We've created a smoothie for you which is made from ingredients most of us already have in our home - and the two ingredients you might not have clock in at only $ 3.28 CAD a serving. Being healthy doesn't need to be expensive.
Elderberries have been used for centuries to boost the immune system and fight off colds and flu. It's high levels of antioxidants and vitamins make them a powerful tool in the fight against illness.
Blueberries are known for their antioxidants, which can help to protect the body from damage caused by free radicals. Elderberries and blueberries contain vitamin C - a vitamin which not only helps the immune system but also aids in the production of collagen.
Coconut milk powder is a good source of healthy fats, which can help to lower cholesterol and improve heart health. It's also a great source of energy and can help to keep you feeling full for longer.
Honey is a natural sweetener that has been used for centuries as a remedy for sore throats and other respiratory issues. His also a good source of antioxidants and has antibacterial properties.
Quick oats are a good source of fiber which can help to lower cholesterol and improve digestion. They also provide a slow release of energy, which can help keep you feeling full for longer. Quick oats can also provide various forms of vitamin B (B1,B2,B3,B5,B6) which not only help improve energy levels but also help your nervous system.
Milk is a good source of calcium and other essential nutrients, which are important for strong bones and teeth. It also contains protein which is essential for building and repairing muscle.
When combined, these ingredients make for a delicious and nutritious smoothie that can help to boost the immune system, improve heart health, and provide the body with essential nutrients.
1 tablespoon Foothills Naturals Elderberry Juice Powder
1 tablespoon Foothills Naturals Coconut Milk Powder
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 cup quick oats
1 cup milk of choice
Optional: protein powder.
Combine ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed for several minutes until smooth.
The thickness can be adjusted easily in a number of ways, such as; adding or reducing milk, adding ice, or increasing the amount of frozen blueberries.
Yoghurt and protein powder make excellent additions to this smoothie.
Let us know what you think of this smoothie! It’s so easy to customize to fit to individual tastes and preferences and we love having it as a snack to our day.