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Feeling Drained Throughout the Day? Boost Your Energy and Hemoglobin Count with This Delicious Blueberry Peach Smoothie

Ever hit that midday slump where your eyelids feels heavy? Wish there was a way to naturally boost your energy and feel revitalized throughout the day?

Introducing the delicious and nutritious blueberry peach smoothie!

This blueberry peach smoothie is what you’ve been looking for! It isn’t just your average fruity drink; it’s packed with vital ingredients specifically chosen to fight fatigue and support your hemoglobin, all while delivering a burst of delicious flavor.

Why Blueberries and Peaches?

Blueberries are well-known for their antioxidant power, but they’re also a surprising source of iron.

Peaches add a touch of sweetness and provides vitamin C.

Here’s why blueberries and peaches are a great combination for a smoothie that aims to boost energy and hemoglobin count:

Blueberries

  • Iron Content: While not the richest source, blueberries contain some iron, contributing to the overall iron content of the smoothie.
  • Antioxidant Power: Blueberries are known for their high concentration of antioxidants which helps combat fatigue by reducing oxidative stress in the body.
  • Vitamin C: Blueberries contain vitamin C which helps with iron absorption, meaning your body can use the iron from other ingredients in the smoothie.

Peaches

  • Vitamin C: Similar to blueberries, peaches also provide vitamin C.
  • Natural Sugars: Peaches provide natural sweetness to the smoothie, reducing the need for added sugars while still offering a delicious and satisfying taste.
  • Fiber: Peaches contribute some fiber to the smoothie, which helps you feel fuller for longer and regulates your blood sugar levels.

Together, both blueberries and peaches offers a delicious flavor combination that’s refreshing and enjoyable.

They both contribute to the nutritional value of the smoothie, making it a well-rounded drink that can support your health goals.

What’s in blueberry peach smoothie?

A typical blueberry peach smoothie contains:

  • Blueberries: These add sweetness, antioxidants, and vitamin C.
  • Peaches: These fruits contribute sweetness, vitamins, and fiber.
  • Yogurt: Adds protein, creaminess, and sometimes probiotics. Plain yogurt is common, but flavored yogurt can also be used too. Greek yogurt offers a thicker consistency and more protein.
  • Milk: Provides a smoother texture and additional nutrients. Dairy milk can be used depending on your preference.

Supercharge it Up! (Optional Power-up Ingredients)

This smoothie is already a great way to start your day, but you can take it to the next level with some optional add-ins:

  • Chia Seeds: Packed with fiber and healthy fats, chia seeds can keep you feeling fuller for longer.
  • Flaxseed Meal: Another source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, flaxseed meal is a great way to boost the nutritional value of your smoothie.
  • Spinach: Don’t worry, you won’t even taste them! Adding a handful of these greens is a sneaky way to get in extra vitamins and minerals.
  • Forever lite ultra vanilla: If you’re looking for an extra protein boost, especially if you’re not using greek yogurt, forever lite ultra vanilla can be a great addition.

You can also play around with a squeeze of lemon or lime juice for a refreshing touch, or a pinch of cinnamon or ginger for a warm and cozy taste.

What You’ll Need to Make the Blueberry Peach Smoothie

Here’s the recipe for a Blueberry Peach Smoothie (with forever lite ultra vanilla):

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh or frozen peach
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup dairy milk
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (optional, if not using frozen fruit)
  • 1-2 tablespoons forever bee honey (optional, for additional sweetness)
  • 1/2 scoop forever lite ultra vanilla

Here’s the nutritional information for the following ingredients used in making blueberry peach smoothie, based on a standard serving size:

1/2 Cup frozen Blueberries

  • Calories: 40Kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 0.5g

1/2 Cup Chopped Fresh Peach

  • Calories: 60Kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 0.5g

1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt (nonfat)

  • Calories: 80Kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 0g

Totals

  • Calories: 180Kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 1.5g

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender in the order listed (liquids first for easier blending). Make sure the forever lite ultra vanilla goes in with the other dry ingredients like yogurt.
  2. Blend on high speed until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
  3. Taste and adjust sweetness by adding more milk.

Tips:

  • You can adjust the amount of fruits, yogurt, milk, and forever lite ultra vanilla to your preference for sweetness and thickness.
  • For a thicker smoothie, use less milk or add a banana.
  • Fora thinner smoothie, add more milk or ice.
  • Feel free to add a handful of spinach for a hidden veggie boost.
  • For an extra protein boost, add another scoop of forever lite ultra vanilla (be mindful of the dosage).

Things to consider before using forever lite ultra vanilla:

  • Forever lite ultra vanilla might have a vanilla flavor that affects the taste. So make sure you adjust the forever bee honey accordingly.
  • Protein powder thickens smoothies, so adjust the amount of milk to achieve your desired consistency.
  • Check the recommended dosage information on the forever lite ultra vanilla packaging.
  • Be aware of any allergens in the supplement.

By incorporating this delicious blueberry peach smoothie into your routine, you’ll find yourself feeling energized throughout the day.

So blend up a batch, enjoy the taste, and feel the difference!

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