Blackberry Chia Seed Smoothie

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Well we’re finally getting a taste of summer with these crazy thunderstorms and warm temperatures!  I love heavy rains and then warm sunny days! I think my vegetable garden loves it even more! Strawberry season is headed out, while blackberry and blueberry season comes rushing in! Here’s my new recipe for a blackberry chia seed smoothie. It’s high in protein and won’t send your blood sugar through the roof! Sweet, smooth, and filling, this one will is bound to be a summer favorite!

Ingredients:

  •  2 cups of fresh blackberries
  • 2 cups of almond milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tbsp. Chia
  • 1 tbsp. Coconut Shavings
  • 1 frozen banana
  • Garnish with fresh blackberries

Instructions: Combine ingredients in your high-speed blender and blend on high until www.driscolls.comsmooth.

Get this recipe and over 20 more in my new recipe book, Farm Foodie Fitness “Homegrown” Summer Recipe Edition. You can purchase it on my new website www.farmfoodiefitness.com.

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About Farm, Foodie and Fitness

Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

2 thoughts on “Blackberry Chia Seed Smoothie

  1. This sounds really fantastic, Kelly! A treat! I’m away from home right now, but when I get back and can settle just a bit I’d like to look into your cookbook. I love the way you think–and prepare food. 🙂

    • Thanks Lovey! Hope you get to try some of these out! I’ve booked lots of food demos in my area for the summer! You’ll have to give me some feedback on what you think and I’ll send you some to test out for the fall recipes! 🙂 Hope you enjoy them!

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