What is colorful, delicious, super energizing, and a great way to get your dose of energy?
This smoothie! It’s made with bananas, blueberries, strawberries, tofu, and fat-free vanilla yogurt. It makes a great a snack for a pick me up later on in your day.
Bananas, strawberries, and blueberries all contain potassium, Vitamin C and fiber; all of which are key players in your energy availability throughout the day. Potassium helps your muscles to get the umph they need to contract and it relaxes your vessels so that your body can be in better working order, saving your energy for when you need it. Fiber stabilizes your blood sugar. And tofu is a great way to get soy, a high energy protein that helps to stabilize blood sugar levels.
Blend together 2 bananas, 1 ½ cups of frozen strawberries partially thawed, 1-½ cups for frozen blueberries partially thawed, 1-½ cups of soft silken drained tofu, and 1 ½ cups of fat free vanilla yogurt. Enjoy this energy smoothie today!
What other nutritious and energy filled ingredients do you blend into your smoothies?