Chia (or hemp) seeds add healthy omega-3 fats, fiber and a little protein for an extra nutritional boost in this healthy smoothie recipe. Look for chia seeds near whole-grain flours and/or nuts and seeds.

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  • Combine blueberries, spinach, coconut milk, yogurt, chia (or hemp) and maple syrup (or agave), if using, in a blender. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides once or twice.


Nutrition Facts

251 calories; protein 12.4g 25% DV; carbohydrates 24.9g 8% DV; dietary fiber 7.3g 29% DV; sugars 14.4g; fat 11.3g 17% DV; saturated fat 6.9g 35% DV; cholesterol 7.5mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 2719IU 54% DV; vitamin c 9.4mg 16% DV; folate 56.9mcg 14% DV; calcium 472.8mg 47% DV; iron 2mg 11% DV; magnesium 58.8mg 21% DV; potassium 231.1mg 7% DV; sodium 208.1mg 8% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 12% DV.