Healthy And Delicious Smoothies With Flax

Healthy And Delicious Smoothies With Flax

Mar 15, 2014 / By : / Category : Healthy Drinks

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Flax contains dozens of nutrients: linoleic (omega-6), oleic acid (omega-9) and palmitic fatty acids, and more than half of the fat contained in Flax makes alpha linolenic acid (omega-3).

This also contains vitamins B1, B2 and C, phytosterols, minerals and calcium, selenium, copper, iron, zinc, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium as well as vitamin E and carotene. Half of the fat contained in omega-3 fatty acid which makes the flax seeds the richest plant source of these fatty acids, even richer than for all of us well-known sources – fish oil.

Here are two delicious smoothies with flax-seed.Healthy And Delicious Smoothies With Flax

Smoothie with strawberry and flax-seed

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds

Preparation: Put all the ingredients into the blender and blend until the mixture becomes compact. Serve immediately.

Smoothie of banana and flax seeds

Ingredients:

  • 1 chopped banana
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter

Preparation: Place all ingredients in blender
and blend until the mixture becomes compact.