Eating with AMD: Blueberry Smoothie

It doesn’t always have to be salmon and sardines, or avocado and grapefruit, The American Macular Degeneration Foundation’s recipe book has recipes for all of them, it’s true, but it’s also to filled with terrific dessert, juice and cooler recipes.

How about a Blueberry Smoothie? Really simple in a blender, and chock full of the Vitamin A and potassium these little blue delights are known for.

All you need is 1 cup of berries, 1 Cup of vanilla soy milk, ½ of a ripe banana and 1 tablespoon of flax oil! That’s it! Toss them all in a blender, puree for about a minute, chill a bit and enjoy a great cooling smoothie.

Even easier, if soymilk is hard to find, use plain old orange and grapefruit juice. Take 3 oranges and 1 grapefruit, preferably pink if you can get it, slice them all in half, use a hand juicer or reamer , stir, and simply pour into glasses. A delicious and cooling way on these hot summer days to get a lot of Vitamin C and folates, with few calories. The mixture makes about two cups!.


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