This POM smoothie is full of super healthy antioxidants from the pomegranate juice and and the almonds. The banana provides a great source of potassium. This is being labeled as a breakfast smoothie, but it ain’t bad for a lunch smoothie either. Why is pomegranate juice (POM) so wonderful: Its has wonderful healthy benefits such as Antioxidants. There have been many Scientific Studies showing that POM can support a healthy cardiovascular system and helps with problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes Type II among others.
And just how rich in antioxidants is POM pomegranate juice? Take a look at the image below rating high antioxidant juices. POM scores the highest.
Oh yeah, what about the POM Smoothie recipe? Here it is:
- 1 cup POM wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice
- 3/4 cup soy or low-fat milk
- 2 ice cubes
- 1 large banana
- 2 tablespoons almonds
- 3 table spoons protein powder (optional)
- 1 teaspoon honey or stevia sweetener
In a blender combine all ingredients. Cover and blend on high for at least 30 seconds (make sure the almonds aren’t visible) then pour into two glasses. Makes 2 servings.