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Balanced Blueberry Smoothie

Balanced Blueberry Smoothie

Recipe by Food Heaven Made Easy

This balanced blueberry breakfast smoothie hits all of the major food groups (carbs, fat, protein), and can be whipped up in less time that it takes you to check IG before you get out of bed.  Most importantly, it’s SATISFYING and FILLING. We guarantee you’ll stay full for hours on this one.

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1-2 cups of unsweetened coconut milk (If you choose to skip the protein powder, we recommend using soy milk for added protein)
  • ½ banana
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 2 cups of spinach
  • 1 teaspoon of chia seeds

Preparation

Instructions

  1. Add everything to a blender and press go! Start with 1 cup of coconut or soy milk and add more as needed (depending on the blender, you may need the additional liquid for it to blend smoothly).

Variations

Optional: Add 1-2 scoops of protein powder and ice (as needed for desired consistency)

Notes

*Note that nutrition facts are based on using 1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk, 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and 1 scoop (half a serving) of pea protein powder.