Must-try Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie | Healthy | Low-calorie

This must-try raspberry lemonade smoothie is healthy and low in calories. It’s extremely smooth and packed with amazing benefits. With only 5 main ingredients, you can have this raspberry smoothie ready in just 5 minutes so get out your blenders, and let’s get smoothing!

I don’t know why I named this post “raspberry lemonade smoothie”! It should have been called raspberry banana smoothie instead because there’s more banana in here than lemon juice.

The smoothie isn’t even sour and the raspberry’s flavor overpowers the banana flavor. Anyway, it’s a healthy delicious smoothie so definitely try it.

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie Benefits

Raspberries – are packed with vitamins A, B6, & C. They also contain a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids, manganese, fiber, calcium, and zinc.

Drinking raspberry smoothies can help improve eye, skin, and bone health. Plus, they help with constipation and heart health.

Banana – contain vitamins B6 & C. They are also high in potassium, magnesium, manganese, and fiber. Adding bananas to your smoothies helps increase energy levels and improve muscle function. Bananas also contain some prebiotics making them excellent for gut health.

Lemon juice – is very high in vitamin C which helps reduce oxidative stress, and inflammation, protects the skin from cellular damage, and aids in detoxification.

Greek Yogurt – is high in protein and probiotics. It’s also a good source of calcium which makes it great for bone, muscle, and gut health.

Almond milk – contains vitamins A & E, plus trace amounts of vitamin D, and is rich in calcium. It’s also a great dairy-free milk option for those who are lactose intolerant.

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie ingredients

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients for 1 serving | Total time: 5 minutes

  • 1/2 cup of raspberries (frozen)
  • 1 large banana
  • 1/2 a lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1/4 cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of almond milk (unsweetened)
  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey (optional)

How To Make This Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie

Add all of the ingredients above into a high-speed blender, starting with the liquids and then the solids. Blend until extra smooth.

add raspberries, bananas and yogurt to blender and blend until smooth

Note: it took me about 3 minutes to break down the raspberry seeds. I also pulsed a few times.

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie Nutrition Facts

Each serving of this smoothie has | 223 calories | 1g total fat | 3.9g saturated fat | 0mg cholesterol | 29mg sodium | 31.6g total carbs | 7.1g dietary fiber | 17g total sugars | 16.6g protein | 80 mcg vitamin D | 359mg calcium | 1mg iron | 531mg potassium | These facts are based on a 2000-calorie diet.

Storage & Variations

I always recommend drinking your smoothies immediately as soon as you make them. That way, you’ll get all the nutrients. That said, you can store this smoothie overnight in the fridge.

Pour the smoothie into an air-tight container, close the lid, and pop it into the fridge. You can also freeze this smoothie in a freezer-safe container for up to 2 months.

Variations

You can add avocados, chia seeds, flaxseeds, protein powder, peanut butter, and even nuts to this smoothie to make it even healthier.

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Conclusion

I hope you do try this raspberry lemonade smoothie! Let me know how it goes in the comments below. Also, if you liked this recipe, please share it cause it really helps. You can find me on Threads, Pinterest, and Flipboard for more healthy recipes.

Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie

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