This is such a simple and refreshing seasonal recipe that includes lemon, maple syrup, frozen strawberries and banana. The best part is that all the ingredients are in season, which mean, local, nutrient-dense, fresh and great deals.
Some additions could include:
- Mint or Lemon Balm
- Chia Seeds
Some variations we like:
- Watermelon instead of strawberries
- Cayenne pepper, no berries
- Lime and strawberry
- Lime, strawberry and mint
- Raspberry, lemon and rosemary
Let’s take a look at today’s superfood:
Chia Seeds: Chia Seeds deliver a massive amount of nutrients with very few calories, they are loaded with antioxidants, carbs and fiber. Chia seeds are a plant-based protein (17g), high in omega-3 fatty acids and may help you lose weight. In addition chia seeds are a quality source of calcium (63%), iron (42%), and magnesium (83%).