Blueberry Almond Smoothie

Blueberry Almond Smoothie

This blueberry smoothie is packed with antioxidant-rich blueberries, hydrating coconut water, and spinach for a creamy and nutritious breakfast or snack. Vegan and gluten-free. 

I’m declaring this smoothie a #EBFbasics recipe! If you’ve ever tried throwing a smoothie together on a whim, you know it doesn’t always taste the best. Well that changes today because this is a fool proof smoothie recipe that incorporates greens and blueberries and is the prettiest purple color. 

It’s surprisingly simple, but has a great flavor and consistency. I reluctantly shared a few sips with Isaac and he said it was one of the best smoothies I’ve ever made. There’s something to be said for that because he’s not the biggest smoothie fan.
How to Make a Perfect Smoothie
It comes down to the ratio of ingredients. Start with a solid base recipes and then spice it up and add fun ingredients to take it to the next level.

Blueberry Smoothie Ingredients:

Frozen blueberries
Banana 
Baby spinach
Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Coconut water

Smoothie Upgrades:

Protein powder – I love adding protein powder to my smoothies to make them a complete meal!
Maca powder – balance out your hormones with maca powder. It adds a yummy butterscotch flavor. 
Flaxseed – add some healthy fats with ground flaxseed. 
Cacao nibs – chocolate is always a good idea… bonus points for the antioxidants!
Nut butter – peanut butter, almond butter – you can’t go wrong!
Bee pollen – can help relieve inflammation and reduce stress. Sign me up!
Yogurt – add creaminess and protein with Greek…

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