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Samantha Akkineni shares recipe for healthy morning smoothie; try it

Samantha Akkineni revealed she drinks a healthy smoothie every morning

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 25, 2020 9:17:25 pm
Samantha Akkineni, healthy smoothieSamantha Akkineni showed how to make healthy smoothie. (Source: samantharuthprabhuoff/Instagram)

Samantha Akkineni makes sure she follows a healthy diet. The actor has been setting clean eating goals of late, and the glimpses of her home garden of microgreens are proof.

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The Majili actor revealed she drinks a healthy smoothie every morning. And she recently took to Instagram to share a recipe for one such smoothie that she made for herself.  In a series of Instagram stories, the actor showed the ingredients she used to make the smoothie, each of which comes with a set of health benefits.

Take a look at her post below:

microgreens Samantha is growing microgreens at home. (Source: samantharuthprabhuoff/Instagram)

Ingredients

*Lettuce
*Spinach
*Celery
*Flax seeds
*Omega meal mix (a blend of healthy seeds)
*Chia seeds
*Frozen banana
*Coconut water

flax seeds, chia seeds Flax seeds, chia seeds and omega meal mix have a lot of health benefits. (Source: samantharuthprabhuoff/Instagram)

Method

* Soak flax seeds, omega meal mix and chia seeds in coconut water for 10 mins.

* Meanwhile, wash lettuce, spinach and celery for 15 mins.

* In a blender, add the above ingredients and frozen banana. “You can add your protein powder, collagen, etc,” wrote Samantha. Blend the ingredients to make a smoothie.

smoothie Samantha made this healthy smoothie. (Source: samantharuthprabhuoff/Instagram)

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Flax seeds are loaded with nutrients. They are high in omega-3 fats and lignans, which are plant compounds that have antioxidant and estrogen properties, according to Healthline. Chia seeds, on the other hand, are also loaded with antioxidants, protein and fibre. Not to mention the immense benefits of leafy green vegetables used in the smoothie.

Would you try this healthy smoothie recipe?

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