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berry smoothie in mason jar with straw

Very Berry Smoothie

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: One (16 ounce) smoothie
  • Category: Smoothies
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Start your day with a super food punch! This easy, healthy smoothie includes strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries, plus hidden spinach. Freezer smoothie pack instructions included.


Ingredients

  • 11 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (sub: milk of choice)
  • 1/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt (or use plain yogurt and sweetened with honey to taste)
  • ½ banana, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, etc)
  • 1 cup spinach or kale, packed
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons raw pecan halves (sub: any other raw nut)

Instructions

Make It Now:

1. Start by adding 1 cup almond milk and 1/4 vanilla Greek yogurt to a high-powered blender. Then, add all the other ingredients.

2. Blend until smooth. You may need to stop and stir/shake the blender or add up to 1/4 cup more almond milk, as needed, to make sure it gets smooth.

Make Freezer Smoothie Packs for Later:

1. Layer ingredients in small freezer bags (or reusable silicone bags) in this order:

  • ½ banana, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, etc)
  • 1 cup spinach or kale, packed
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons raw pecan halves (sub: any other raw nut)

2. Seal tightly, squeezing out the air, and freeze for up to 3 months.

3. To Blend: Start by adding1 cup almond milk and 1/4 vanilla Greek yogurt to a high-powered blender. Then, add all the other ingredients. Break up the ingredients in the bag by hitting it on the counter or crunching it with your hands. Dump the ingredients from the bag in and follow blending instructions above.