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Good-for-your-Gut SUMMER SMOOTHIES with Registered Dietitian Tara Rochford

Summer smoothies with just the right amount of sweet berries!

On today’s show, Tara Rochford, RDN, food blogger and cookbook author joined us to share some of her favorite smoothie recipes that are perfect to enjoy during the hot summer months. Both smoothies include probiotic-rich ingredients making them great for gut health!

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie (Yields: 2 smoothies)

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups lemonade
  • ¾ cup plain Green yogurt
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup (optional)

Directions:

Blend lemonade, Greek yogurt and strawberries (and maple syrup if using) until smooth and creamy. Serve in two glasses with a straw and enjoy!

Mixed Berry Smoothie with Kefir (Yields: 1 smoothie)

Kefir is one of Tara’s favorite smoothie additions because of the high amount of probiotics it contains. Blended with mixed berries and frozen banana, this smoothie is a sweet creamy and nutritious treat!

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ frozen banana
  • ⅕ cup frozen mixed berries
  • 4 oz or half cup of plain kefir
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.

You can find these recipes and more from Tara at:

TararochFordNutrition.com

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