This article was republished with permission from youngandraw.com.
Basil isn’t just for pasta sauce, pizza or curry. Thai basil is bolder, with a slightly more anise flavor than traditional sweet Italian basil you may already have growing in your windowsill.
Pick some up at a local farmer’s market or specialty market (the more purple leaves are a dead giveaway), and blend into your smoothie.
Basil Strawberry Smoothie
- 1 serving Vega One French Vanilla or Vega Protein & Greens Vanilla
- ½ cup frozen strawberries (if using fresh strawberries, add in a ½ cup of ice)
- 3 Thai basil leaves
- ¼ avocado
- ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
- ½ cup water
- Blend all ingredients together and enjoy.
Here are a few more delicious smoothies to try!
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