New research continues to pour in about how critical good gut health is when it comes to breaking down our food, supporting good digestion and elimination, alleviating digestive problems, keeping harmful pathogens out, enhancing the immune system, minimizing incidences of illness and disease, nurturing good brain health, providing crucial vitamins, regulating fat storage, and so much more that we’re only just beginning to discover.
This lusciously decadent smoothie bowl is an excellent way to make sure that you’re getting a healthy dose of prime probiotics into your weekly menu.
High in protein, fiber, probiotics, healthy fatty acids and antioxidants, this thick and silky smoothie can definitely help to improve the way your gut works for you – both the inside and the outside.
1 cup unsweetened kefir
½ frozen banana
1 tsp chia seeds
2 dried pitted dates, soaked overnight and drained
1 scoop SLIMQUICK Pure Protein – Double Chocolate ®
1 Tbsp raw probiotic dark chocolate shavings (option: replace with unprocessed unsweetened cacao powder)
¼ tsp high-quality probiotic powder
A few fresh raspberries, for garnish
Combine all ingredients (except garnish) in a powerful blender, until smooth and silky. Pour out into a bowl, top with a few fresh raspberries, and serve.
Nutrition Facts: 373 calories/5g total fat (2g saturated fat)/64g total carbs (13g dietary fiber)/25g protein