Smoothies are a great way to front-load your day with produce and nutrition. Just one serving of this power breakfast offers about two-thirds of the day's calcium and nearly a quarter of potassium in a low-calorie package. Chia seeds amp up fiber and protein, plus they're one of the richest plant sources of heart-healthy alpha-linoleic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid).

Jamie Vespa, MS, RD
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves 1 (serving size: about 1 3/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

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Nutrition Facts

331 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 3g; protein 16g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 9g; sodium 224mg; calcium 0; potassium 0; sugars 20g; added sugar 0g.
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