There are many good reasons for diet and exercise. The most important, certainly, is that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit. To help in your efforts to upgrade your temple, we offer a strawberry-banana smoothie that will enhance your exercise and recovery afterward.
The Strawberry Refresher provides 46 grams of carbs and 11 grams of protein to fuel your muscles. It also gives a boost to your immune system with a whopping 130 percent of your daily requirement for vitamin C.
In addition to the nutrition you get, this cold refresher is naturally sweet and smooth. It takes just moments to make this tasty pick-me-up.
For best results, freeze fruit for several hours before making the smoothies.
Makes 2 servings (1½ cup each)
- 1 medium banana, frozen
- 1 cup strawberries, frozen
- 1 6-ounce container low-fat vanilla yogurt
- ½ cup orange juice
- ½ serving vanilla-flavored whey protein powder
- 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.