The winters this year are unforgiving along with the yearlong scare of COVID being instilled in all of us, we all are looking at healthy food options to keep our health in the topmost condition as it’s not anywhere near fun to fall sick when the weather is so cold.
What better than Vitamin C rich smoothie in an attempt to keep up the health well!
Vitamin C truckload Smoothie
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
What Ingredients are needed?
1/2 cup frozen mango
1/2 cup frozen strawberries
1/4 cup blackberries
1/2 cup frozen pineapple
1/2 cup frozen banana
200 ml milk or orange juice
1 Tablespoon roasted and ground flaxseed/ Chia seeds/ the seeds of your choice
- Allow the frozen pulp to sit for a few minutes so that it softens slightly and then blenderize the frozen fruits together.
- Now add the roasted ground flaxseed and milk or orange juice, and blend on high speed until very smooth.
- Pour into a tall glass and top with whole blackberries or any other fruit pieces of your choice, chia seeds, or anything else you prefer!
- To increase the Vitamin C content more, you can use lemon juice, orange juice instead of milk.
- Use of frozen fruit is better otherwise your smoothie won't be thick and creamy. Yet, if you prefer, you can use fresh fruits as well.
- Drink immediately or else it will separate out and not be of a smoothie consistency.
- You can make use of almond milk, nondairy milk alternatives as well.
Which fruits are high in vitamin C?
Strawberries, kiwi, mango, citrus fruits, pineapple, papaya, and watermelon are all high in vitamin C content so you can.
What else can I add to the smoothie?
You can add some collagen, or chia seeds, or hemp hearts, or any other supplements. But make sure to add them right before blending.