Berry, Rhubarb, and Ginger Smoothie
This Berry, Rhubarb, and Ginger Smoothie is packed with foods that help to reduce belly bloat. Ginger has a thermogenic (heat producing) effect that aids in digestion, and cinnamon contains an ingredient that makes fat cells more responsive to insulin, helping to regulate better blood sugar levels.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
1/2 teaspoon freshly shredded ginger
1-1/2 cups frozen strawberries
1/2 cup frozen rhubarb
2/3 cup 100 percent pomegranate juice
1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
Dash of cinnamon
In a blender, combine all the ingredients.
Blend until smooth.
Pour into two chilled glasses, and serve each with a straw.
Per serving: Calories 112 (From Fat 4); Fat 0g (Saturated 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 23mg; Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 4g.