Fill-your-tummy smoothie

I called a nutritionist when on a diet one time, with this question:

- I’m drinking a perfectly balanced shake for breakfast, and I love how it makes me feel.  But I’m hungry again within a couple hours at best.  Why?

Her answer was enlightening and now I have a new recipe for my morning smoothie: She answered that, “The thing with smoothies and juices is that we are removing the fibre content that we would normally get from the whole fruit or vegetable.  So it is necessary to put it back in, in the form of wheat germ or bran, physillium husks, or flax.  And that will keep your digestive system working a little longer than plain juice will. Not verbatum, but something close.

So here’s my new fill-your-tummy smoothie:

-2 cups milk

- 3/4 c frozen blueberries

- 1 serving protein pwd

- 2 tablespoons ground flax seeds

Personally, I find there’s a big difference between frozen and fresh blueberries. I prefer frozen! 

About Cathy Tibbles

In 2007 Cathy's Hubby was diagnosed with celiac disease and Strawberries Are Gluten Free was born. The early days of SAGF are chock full of all the newly converted recipes. More recently the articles are trending to cool new products, events, local news and family tales.

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