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30 August, 2017

Banana Goji Soy Smoothie

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Today’s post is a guest post, brought to you by Shell Harris, of Smoothie Web!

There is nothing basic about this smoothie, with its added superfoods and creamy, delicious texture. It’s so easy to make, you can whip up this smoothie for breakfast or even a quick snack. The cinnamon and banana add a unique twist to the flavor that will leave your taste buds tingling for more!

Benefits
Goji berries are relatively new to the scene, but they are a superfood that have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to aid in kidney and liver problems. Their anti-inflammatory properties can help improve circulation.
Packed with many vitamins and antioxidants, goji berries can help your body fight insomnia, get a good night’s sleep, and boost your immune system. These little berries can help fight everything from arthritis to the common cold or flu. Their high levels of Vitamin A can help give you healthier skin and clear up acne, too!

Why These Ingredients
The frozen bananas will chill the smoothie to the perfect serving temperature while thickening it and making it more velvety. The creamy mixture of the honey and bananas can be a good remedy to soothe a sore throat or hinder a cough while packing you with nutrients and vitamins to improve your immune system. The added cinnamon is a great way to spice things up and add some extra flavor so that this is anything but basic.

Dried Goji Berries

Ingredients (2 Servings)
2 Tablespoons of Goji Berries (rehydrated)
2 Teaspoons of Honey
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
3 Frozen Bananas
1 Cup Soy Milk

Directions
1. Mix the dried goji berries with 2 tablespoons of water and leave for around 3 hours or overnight in a covered bowl.
2. Add the soy milk and bananas to a blender and mix for 10-20 seconds until smooth.
3. Add the soaked goji berries, cinnamon and honey to the mixture and blend together until thoroughly mixed together and creamy.

 

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