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Watermelon Strawberry Chia Smoothie

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Watermelon Strawberry Chia Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh watermelon, diced (black seeds removed if not using seedless)
  • 1 cup frozen sliced unsweetened strawberries
  • 1/2 ripe banana, peeled, frozen, sliced
  • 1/2-3/4 cup skim or low-fat milk (or unsweetened plain almond milk)
  • Lime juice squeezed from one lime
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1-2 scoops whey vanilla protein powder 

Instructions:

  • Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until creamy. 
  • Add more milk/almond milk based on preferred consistency. 
  • Optional- top with additional chia seeds to mimic the look of watermelon seeds and add more visual interest. 

Nutritional Analysis:

Serving Size: 2

Calories: 240
Fat: 4.5 g 
Carbohydrates: 36 g
Cholesterol: 45 mg
Sodium: 115 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 18 g

 

Recipe provided by Cynthanne Duryea, RDN, LD, Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services