The banana and blueberry smoothie recipe is full of immune-system boosting vitamins and minerals. The frozen blueberries make it a healthy and refreshing treat throughout the year.
When the outcome should be at room temperature like for a healthy breakfast substitute, thaw the berries before blending. Adding oats or seeds to the fruits results in a drink that quenches hunger and provides more sustenance for longer. For variation add a quarter teaspoon of vanilla essence.
The frozen version without oats or seeds makes an exceptional dessert.
is in the cooks' hands what base liquid to add. Blueberries work well
with full cream milk or yogurt as well as with kefir. The liquid base
determines how creamy the smoothie tastes.
By choosing a
nut-milk, soy-milk or rice-milk, the smoothie easily supports a vegan
diet. The amount of liquid in relation to fruit decides on the runniness
of the drink.
Sometimes the fruit is not as sweet as you like it to be. Then consider adding a pitted date for natural sweetness. To replace breakfast with a glass of smoothie, add some oats or seeds. It will increase the content of slow-burning sustenance.
A spice that boosts the natural flavor and sweetness is vanilla essence. Add one or both ingredients before blending.
1 pitted date
1/4 cup oats/sunflower seeds/chia seeds
Spice it up:
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
Step by step instructions
Fill the blender jar with the peeled, ripe banana and the washed or frozen blueberries.
Add one cup of almond milk or a base liquid of your preference.
Add additional ingredients before blending.
Close the lid of the blender jar and blend the fruits for thirty seconds or until smooth.
The banana and blueberry smoothie is a healthy treat that boosts immune systems. Using frozen fruits makes this smoothie a special snack or dessert on hot summer days.