It's August, it's blueberry time! Perfect for a blueberry smoothie recipe.
This healthy, raw and vegan smoothie recipe is an absolute favorite of mine. I drink a variation of it almost daily. It's quick, delicious, nutritious and simple. My kids love it and their friends often ask for it when they come to play.
1 tablespoon flax seed
1 bag of fresh or frozen berries (about 250 gram or 1 cup)
liquid stevia (optional)
1/2 teaspoon of green powder (optional)
Put all ingredients in a high speed blender. Add enough pure water so that all ingredients are covered.
You may want to add a little more water if it's too thick.
You may blend longer if you find the smoothie too cold.
If you're using fresh blueberries, you may want to add some icecubes.
The flax seeds provide good fats, super protein and fibers.
If the berries are sour, you may add a few drops of (liquid) stevia to sweeten.
Obviously fresh berries are best. Where I live, unfortunately, there are not many fresh blueberries available throughout the year or they (organic ones) are not affordable.
Besides the fact that frozen blueberries are often cheaper, another benefit is that you can keep them in your fridge and always have delicious ingredients ready for a good and delicious blueberry smoothie recipe.
When you use fresh blueberries, you may want to add some ice cubes to make the smoothie cold.
I always add some greens or super foods to my fruit smoothies for mineralization. I use e3 Live (renew me), Synergy Greens, camu camu powder, fresh dandelion, wild grasses, nettle leafs or whatever I have available.
Even a tiny bit adds more nutrition. And they often deepen the taste. For bitter ingredients, like dandelion, you can always add a little extra stevia if you like your blueberry smoothie recipe a bit sweeter.
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