When you have organic strawberries, you can blend them directly into this Low Sugar Strawberry Smoothie without removing the green stems- talk about a time-saver! This chia seeds thicken the longer they sit in the smoothie, ensuring a thick and luscious drink. No watered down or icy consistency here.
What (your ingredients):
1 cup organic strawberries
½ cup frozen banana
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon chia seeds
How (your directions):
In a highspeed blender, blend strawberries, banana, and almond milk.
Pour into a cup, then stir in chia seeds.
Enjoy immediately, take on the go, or save for later!
Why (the science): Chia seeds are fiber powerhouses, which means they slow the rate of digestion. No sugar highs and crashes, just a slow release of refreshing energy! This Low Sugar Strawberry Smoothie is also made with unsweetened almond milk instead of juice, which helps cut down on a lot of sugar, too.