Try this low-sugar raspberry smoothie recipe from the Ditch the Sugar Series! This low-sugar chocolate raspberry bliss smoothie tastes like a delicious dessert. I also talk about the star ingredient, raspberries, and their amazing health and beauty benefits for the body.
My delicious low-sugar smoothie recipe was first posted in the DITCH THE SUGAR SERIES. If you haven’t read that series, go here to read about the ways you can ditch the sugar in your diet. This is such a delicious and satisfying smoothie from the addition of healthy fats from the avocado. Try drinking this smoothie as a post-workout meal.
Raspberry Nutrition, Health, and Beauty Benefits
Raspberries are high in fiber and low glycemic fruit. Berries are one of the highest sources of antioxidant phytochemicals. They are especially beneficial for their powerful anti-aging compounds.
Raspberries Help Decrease Dark Circle Under the Eyes
Above all, they help support the microcirculation of the skin surrounding the eye area. Therefore, this can help lessen the appearance of dark circles. It can even make your eyes sparkle.
Raspberries provide the body with collagen-building nutrition from vitamin C, which helps with anti-aging. In addition, the high content of manganese helps preserve mitochondrial health. You can read more about the nutritional breakdown of raspberries here.
RASPBERRY KEY NUTRIENTS
Fiber | Vitamin B7 | Biotin | Vitamin C | Antioxidants
Banana Nutrition & Health Benefits
Bananas contain manganese, potassium, biotin, vitamin B6, vitamin C, zinc, and copper. They help aid with dry, flaky skin.
Bananas also contain the antioxidant lutein, which boosts the elasticity of the skin, as well as increases sebum production. This helps the skin lock in moisture.
Potassium in Bananas Can Benefit Your Cardiovascular Health
This recipe is rich in potassium, which helps replenish the necessary electrolytes within the body. For example, when most people think of bananas, they expect potassium-rich, right? Yes, bananas are a rich source of potassium. But they are also brimming with other important vitamins and minerals that our bodies need to function at their best. You can read more about the benefits of bananas here.
Avocado Nutrition & Health Benefits
Avocados help regenerate and nourish the skin. It is technically a fruit. However, most people add avocado to savory dishes. In addition, they are also rich in healthy fats, especially monounsaturated fats. In addition, they help regenerate and nourish the skin.
Avocados contain lutein, a carotenoid, which helps hydrate, boost elasticity, and preserve skin lipids in the skin. B vitamins. So, like Niacin, it helps in DNA repair and reduces redness and inflammation in the skin. You can read more about the nutritional breakdown of avocados here.
CHOCOLATE BLISS SMOOTHIE RECIPE KEY NUTRIENTS:
Potassium | Vitamin A | Vitamin C | Vitamin B12 | Vitamin K | Folate | Manganese | Calcium | Copper | Iron | Fiber
Learn to Make a Low Sugar Chocolate Raspberry Bliss Smoothie Recipe
Chocolate Raspberry Bliss Smoothie (Low Sugar Smoothie)
- 8 ounces of coconut water
- 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen raspberries
- One tablespoon raw cacao powder
- ¼ of an avocado peeled & pit removed
- ½ cup kale
- 1 tablespoon raw honey or stevia for additional sweetness.
- Handful of ice
- Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until all ingredients are well combined and smooth.
- Serve immediately.
Enjoy This Low-Sugar Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Recipe!
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