Blueberry Cream Smoothie: Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

Warmer weather means cooler meals -- like this Blueberry Cream Smoothie! 

You guys, this Blueberry Cream Smoothie tastes like blue raspberry ice cream...it's so good!!

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Where this smoothie really stands out though, is that its insanely delicious flavor is sourced from plant-based ingredients...like dates and berries which offer whole food sweetness. Plus, these ingredients just so happen to deliver nutrients your body needs -- like protein, vitamin K, vitamin C, and vitamin A.

Surprisingly, this blend includes not ONE but TWO vegetables! Health yeah! I used some organic kale powder sent complimentary to me from The Synergy Company, but you could use a handful of fresh kale instead, if you'd like. I also added a small handful of cauliflower florets. They don't make a noticeable difference in the blend's taste, but do contribute added nutrition. Win! 

Whether you follow a vegan, dairy-free, or gluten-free eating pattern -- or simply just want to enjoy a sippable lunch or post-workout smoothie -- this blend is a super tasty fit.  

This Blueberry Cream Smoothie is made with just 6 simple ingredients, no added sugar, and no artificial ingredients. Give it a try -- you'll be glad you did!

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Blueberry Cream Smoothie: Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, High-Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk 
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder (I used this one*)
  • 1 handful of fresh kale OR 1 teaspoon of organic kale powder (I used this*) 
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 pitted date (optional)
  • 3 cauliflower florets (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds (optional)
  • Ice

Instructions: 

  • In a high-speed blender (I used my Vitamix*), add almond milk, protein powder, kale powder, one pitted date, and frozen blueberries. Blend in cauliflower florets for a little extra nutritional boost!
  • Blend for 2-4 minutes, or until thoroughly blended.
  • Add ice to the blender and blend again until desired consistency is reached. 
  • Pour the smoothie into a glass and top with one teaspoon of chia seeds. Gently blend the chia seeds in with your straw or a spoon. 

Enjoy!


Try it! Share it! Then let me know what you think in the comments below. 

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Original recipe and blog edited 3/27/18.
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