Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Tropical Blueberry Smoothie


Smoothies are both nutritious and fun to make for young and old(er) alike.
When the grands come to visit I love that I can give them something that feels like a treat while it pumps them full of antioxidants and vitamins.  
I pour them each a glassful and then pour whatever is left into my own glass to give me a bit of extra energy for the rest of the day.  
The varieties are endless...
what is your favorite smoothie flavour?

  • liquid of your choice  (milk, juice, almond milk or greek yogurt)
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 pineapple spear
  • 2 large strawberries
  • 1 small banana 
  • 4  ice cubes 
  • a bit of agave syrup (just a tiny bit if necessary to sweeten)
  1. Add 1/2 cup liquid to your blender jar first and then the fruit through the hole in the lid while it is running.  
  2. Add ice cubes last and then a bit of extra liquid to make the right consistency.
  3. Blend until creamy smooth and enjoy!


6 comments:

  1. Lynn from OntarioMay 14, 2013 at 6:19 AM

    I have been doing this with my kids lately, too. Except I've been using frozen fruit; mango, peach, cherries, strawberries, raspberries, & mixing to whatever they feel like. I add milk, and some yogurt, and blend until smooth. They've enjoyed this very cold drink after sports & school.YUM!

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  2. Morning Energizer Smoothie - my morning go to!
    1 cup Almond Milk
    1 small banana
    1 Tbsp ground flax
    1 Tbsp chia seeds
    2 Tbsp nut butter (I prefer almond butter)

    Blend and enjoy!

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  3. I LOVE smoothies and try to do a 7 day raw food detox a few times a year which includes at least one smoothie a day. My fav is:
    Carrot juice of Pomegranite juice
    Banana
    Frozen Blueberries
    1/2 cucumber - seeded
    Ground Flax seed
    Dash of Cinnamon
    Whirl this in my magic bullet and the stuff it full of Spinach and whirl again!
    Mmmmmm!

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  4. Looks delicious !
    Is that what that hole in the blender lid is for ?? I always thought it was just one more thing to take apart and clean .. and I made sure with my new blender I bought one whose lid did not have a hole !! shoot-- NOW, I learn what it was for !

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  5. I make smoothies very similar to this all summer long! So good!

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  6. Blueberry smoothies are my favourite. I love you site, have it in my blogroll for updates. I'm just entering a give away for your Celebration cookbook over at Pondside, another of my favourite blogs.

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