Recipe: Citrus Smoothie (Iron-Deficiency Anemia)

If you have been told you have iron-deficiency anemia, or if you are at risk for developing it, use this recipes to help boost your iron consumption naturally.

Citrus Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten Free)

  • ½ cup pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup orange slices
  • 1 cup almond milk with protein and fiber
  • 1 tbsp. ground flax
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter
  • ½ cup kale
  • 3 tbsp. gluten-free granola (such as Udi’s brand)

Combine all ingredients in a blender, add extra water to desired thickness. If granola is preferred with more crunch, hand mix after blending other ingredients. Enjoy immediately.

Nutrition information: 413 calories, 55g carbohydrate, 19g fat, 15g protein, 247mg sodium. Provides 17% RDA of Iron per serving (depending on brand of granola used).

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