Raspberry-Chocolate Chia Smoothie Recipe

Raspberry-Chocolate Chia Smoothie Recipe
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Okay, will this smoothie completely satisfy your overwhelming desire for a pint of Ben and Jerry’s? Nope. But if you’re endeavoring to eat healthily, it can definitely help — this smoothie is delicious, fresh, and just sweet enough to curb your cravings. Chia seeds add protein, calcium, and antioxidants.

1
Servings
395
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ banana
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Blend to combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
57g
44%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
54mg
72%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
16µg
18%
Calcium, Ca
257mg
26%
Choline, total
25mg
6%
Fiber, total dietary
29g
100%
Folate, total
66µg
17%
Iron, Fe
15mg
83%
Magnesium, Mg
149mg
47%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
334mg
48%
Selenium, Se
18µg
33%
Sodium, Na
17mg
1%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
174g
6%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Raspberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Raspberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.