Roasted Strawberry Protein Smoothie
Prep Time: 3 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Roasted strawberries in this protein packed smoothie brings out their amazing natural flavor, made with creamy cottage cheese and added chia seeds – what a great way to start the day!
- 1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries (quartered)
- 1/2 tablespoon raw sugar
- 1/3 cup reduced fat cottage cheese
- 1/2 cup fat free milk
- 1 cup crushed ice
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 6 to 8 drops liquid stevia (optional)
Preheat oven to 425°F.
In a medium bowl, combine strawberries and sugar.
Pour the strawberries on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Place in the oven and roast for 12 to 15 minutes until the strawberries start to release their juices but are still firm.
Carefully pour the roasted strawberries and their juice into a blender along with cottage cheese, milk, ice and chia and blend until smooth.
Serving: 1smoothie, Calories: 213kcal, Carbohydrates: 33g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 3.4g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 5.5mg, Sodium: 360mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 7.5g, Sugar: 27g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 5