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Memory-Enhancing Smoothie

The fiber in cannellini beans helps keep blood sugars on an even keel, preventing post-meal brain fog. Their iron also helps to maintain long-term memory, along with the omega-3s in flaxseeds.

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Maya Visnyei
Servings
2
Prep Time
10 min
Duration
10 min

Ingredients

  • 1 raw Brazil nut, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup drained and rinsed BPA-free canned cannellini beans (NOTE: While no cooking is required for the addition of beans, simply omit this ingredient if you prefer to keep this smoothie 100% raw.)
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds

Preparation

  1. To a blender, add all ingredients and 2 cups water. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 2 cups
  • Calories 159
  • Carbohydrate Content 22 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 6 g
  • Fiber Content 7 g
  • Protein Content 6 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 21 mg
  • Sugar Content 9 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 3 g