This Strawberry Basil Smoothie is perfect for summer! Basil is abundant in summer and adding a few leaves to your smoothies is a great way to add more fresh herbs to your diet and benefit from its wonderful health properties. Basil has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, and supports cardiovascular health. It’s also a great source of vitamin A and K, as well as minerals iron and calcium. So if you have fresh basil in your garden, adding it to smoothies is another great way to consume it!
This strawberry basil smoothie is light and refreshing, and makes a wonderful snack. Make sure you make your kids taste it if there are around! It’s made with fresh, homemade almond milk, organic banana, frozen strawberries, fresh basil, and a little raw honey to sweeten the smoothie and benefit from its wonderful health benefits. Raw honey is a truly amazing and healing food. Make sure it’s raw though – commercial honey isn’t the same and is not a healthy food.
Strawberries pair very well with basil! Have you ever try to combine them? If so, how did you like it?
- 1 cup fresh almond milk
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 4-5 fresh basil leaves
- ½ - 1 tbsp raw honey
- Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Serve.