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Best Kefir Smoothie with Raspberries – High Protein

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The Best Kefir Smoothie with Raspberries is creamy, full of protein and fiber, and deliciously sweet! Fresh raspberries, kefir, ground golden flaxseed, collagen protein powder, oats, and honey combined in the quick, healthy breakfast.

Kefir smoothie with raspberries.

Benefits of Kefir

This delicious kefir smoothie is perfect for busy mornings as a quick breakfast! Kefir is a fermented drink excellent for the gut microbiome. If you have never had kefir before and have been curious, kefir is very much like liquid yogurt but with 3x the probiotics. It’s chock full of probiotic-rich digestion-supportive bacteria and has a tangy taste. Since it’s thinner than yogurt, it works well in smoothie recipes. Also, if you have never used kefir in smoothie recipes, you are in for a treat! It’s a drinkable yogurt. The benefits of kefir are widely known and researched.

If you are celiac or on a gluten-free diet and want to improve your gut health, kefir, like yogurt, is an excellent choice. If you have lactose intolerance, lactose-free kefir products are available. If you love healthy smoothies, you will also love our High Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter Powder Smoothie!

What you’ll love about this recipe:


  • GOOD SOURCE OF PROTEIN – This smoothie is chock full of protein
  • GREAT FOR GUT HEALTH – Fermented milk drinks with gut-healthy probiotics have been used throughout time to support the microbiome and digestion
  • HEALTHY FIBER – Ground flaxseeds like chia seeds not only have fiber but heart-healthy Omega-3 fat. Raspberries are also fiber-rich, delicious, and have healthy anti-oxidants.
  • CREAMY AND THICK – This smoothie satisfies

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this delicious Kefir Smoothie

Ingredients for Kefir smoothie.
  • 2 Cups Plain Kefir
  • 2 Cups Raspberries
  • 3 Tablespoons Honey or Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Vital Proteins Unflavored Collagen Protein
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Flaxseed
  • 1 Cup Old Fashioned Oats – We used Bob’s Mill Certified Gluten Free Oats
  • 1 Teaspoon Powdered Colostrum (optional)

Ingredient Notes

  • We used low-fat organic Kefir in this fruit smoothie
  • We used Vital Proteins Unflavored Collagen Peptides (20 grams protein per serving) or use your favorite collagen powders.
  • Use any of your favorite fresh or frozen berries
  • We used Happy Cow Colostrum Powder
  • Substitute Stevia for the Honey if you prefer

How To Make this easy Kefir Smoothie Recipe -Step by Step

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, liquids first.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy! Enjoy


Expert Tips


  • If smoothie is too thick add a few tablespoons of kefir
  • If you prefer your smoothie thicker add a cup of ice or a half of a frozen banana

Storage

You can store this kefir smoothie in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Additions and Substitutions

  • Use any of your favorite berries, fresh or frozen
  • Add a frozen banana if you like the smoothie extra thick

Frequently Asked Questions for Kefir Smoothie

Is Kefir the same as Yogurt?

Kefir is fermented longer than yogurt and contains more probiotics. It can help populate healthy bacteria in the colon, aiding digestion and adding to the diversity of your healthy gut bacteria.

Can you have Kefir every day?

Kefir, like yogurt, contains beneficial gut-supportive bacteria that can help support a healthy digestive tract. According to Dr. Elizabeth Lipski, author of Digestive Wellness, kefir, more like a fluid yogurt, has over 100 beneficial bacteria. These bacteria protect against carcinogens, help with allergies, and can even normalize cholesterol and the immune system.

Two glasses of Kefir Smoothie.

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The best Kefir Smoothie with Raspberries is creamy, full of protein and fiber and deliciously sweet! Fresh raspberries, kefir, ground golden flaxseed, collagen powder, oats and honey combined in the quick, healthy breakfast. 

  • Author: Sherie Friedlander
  • Prep Time: 3 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 large glasses 1x
  • Category: Smoothies
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Anti-inflammatory Diet
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups Lowfat Kefir
  • 2 cups Raspberries
  • 3 Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Collagen Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Flaxseed
  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 Teaspoon Powdered Colostrum (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, liquids first.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy! Enjoy

Notes

 
  • If smoothie is too thick add a few tablespoons of kefir
  • If you prefer your smoothie thicker add a cup of ice or a half of a frozen banana

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