Berry Banana Soy Milk Smoothie with Brewer’s Yeast

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This berry-rich smoothie is an excellent source of potassium. Potassium helps to build muscles, helps muscle work properly and helps convert the food we eat into energy. It is particularly important when trying to achieve weight loss goals.

You may be looking at the recipe and wondering what is brewer’s yeast and why is it in a smoothie?

Brewer’s yeast, also used for making beer, has lots of protein and fiber so it can help you feel full for longer time, reducing the urge to eat for a longer time. It also has a high amount of chromium which keeps blood sugar levels stable and this helps prevent spikes in your blood sugar that can lead to overeating. And finally, brewer’s yeast has B-12 vitamins giving you an energy boost. It can be an effective tool while you are trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. If you don’t have brewer’s yeast you can buy online at Amazon: Brewer’s Yeast Powder

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Welcome to another choice smoothie selection from our book, Skinny Smoothies: 101 Delicious Drinks that Help You Detox and Lose Weight. This is called the Berry Bash Smoothie and can be found on page 106. You can purchase this book online from many retailers, such as Amazon, from Barnes & Noble and Indie Bound among others. We will publish a few smoothie recipes, like this one, to give you a “taste” of what is in the book. (All smoothies in our book contain full nutritional information as displayed below.)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond or soy milk
  • ½ cup frozen mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.)
  • ½ banana
  • 2 tablespoons protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon brewer’s yeast

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 315
  • Carbohydrates – 38 g
  • Protein – 28 g
  • Fat – 5.8 g
  • Saturated Fats-  1 g
  • Cholesterol –  46 mg
  • Sodium –  266 mg
  • Fiber – 8 g
  • Sugar – 22 g
  • Vitamin A – 538 IU
  • Vitamin C – 5.1 mg
  • Calcium – 294 mg
  • Iron – 5.8 mg
  • Potassium – 480 mg

Not sure the best way to make a smoothie, read our simple directions on how to make a great smoothie.

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