Blog

Vibrant Blueberry Vanilla Smoothie

 Watch how to make it here

This recipe starts at 1:46

 

This is my go-to smoothie for a between-meal snack, or as a healthy way to 'carb up' before a workout. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare, and I always make sure to have frozen bananas and blueberries in the freezer for when I need to make this smoothie on the run. 

 

You can also turn it into a more complete meal-substitute, breakfast for example, or as a post-workout drink by adding some almonds or almond butter for a source of protein and healthy, whole-food fat source. This will help to keep you fuller for longer. 

 

Other add-ins would taste delicious as well, such as coconut meat from a baby coconut or strawberries, fresh or frozen. Feel free to get creative with this one.

Vibrant Blueberry Vanilla Smoothie

Recipe PDF

▸ ▹ Vegan, raw, gluten-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free

Yield: 2 servings

Prep Time: 5 min 

Total Time: 5 min 

 

INGREDIENTS

1 cup (100 g) blueberries, frozen (if not frozen, add 1/4 cup ice cubes)

2 bananas, ripe and spotted, frozen (if not frozen, add 1/4 cup ice cubes)

2 cups (500 mL) plant-based milk*

1 tsp (5 mL) pure vanilla extract

2 Tbsp (30 mL) almond butter or 1/4 cup (35 g) whole almonds (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS

Blend all ingredients until well combined. Serve and enjoy immediately.

 

NOTES

  1. *Nutrition tip: try to use a plant-based milk that is fortified with calcium (offers approximately 120 mg calcium per 100 mL serving).

  2. Optional add-ins: this will taste wonderful with other add-ins as well. Try fresh baby coconut meat, fresh or frozen strawberries, and/or a handful of spinach.

Did You Try This Recipe?

Let me know how it went! Comment below and share a picture on Instagram with the hashtag #pickuplimes

 

❤ Sadia

Share on Facebook
Please reload

Featured Posts

Chai Hot Chocolate

1/10
Please reload

Stay Connected
Search by Category
Recent Posts
Please reload

Follow P.U.L.
  • Grey YouTube Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Pinterest Icon