My Nutty Valentine Smoothie from @BlenderBabes

My Nutty Valentine's Day Smoothie Recipe

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Course: Smoothie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 2 -1 cup servings
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Blender Babes

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds **
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon raw cacao
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • cup pistachios shelled or cashews, unsalted
  • 2 scoops strawberry sorbet or "nice" cream*
  • 1 tablespoon sugar substitute ,optional-- if the sorbet or nice cream is sweet, you may not need this
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla protein or collagen , optional boost
  • 1/2 cup ice

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Instructions

  • Place milk, chia seeds, raspberries, nuts and 1/2 cup of ice into your blender and blend on high to pulverize the berry seeds.
  • For Blendtec: Use the SOUP button or blend on Manual Speed HIGH for 1.5 minute
  • For Vitamix: Start on Variable Speed 1, slowly increase Variable Speed 10/High and blend about 1 minute, or until smooth.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and blend on medium speed until smooth but still thick, about 20-30 seconds.
  • Enjoy!
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Notes

* If you find it hard to find strawberry sorbet you can substitute with 1 scoop vanilla gelato or ice cream + 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
** Try topping this with whipped cream as well

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.5g | Protein: 12.9g | Fat: 10.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 177.4mg | Fiber: 6.7g | Sugar: 4.7g
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