Frozen thick blueberry smoothie recipes for a healthy breakfast, post-workout recovery, dessert and more. So many tasty blueberry smoothie combos to try.
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Are blueberry smoothies good for you?
Don’t let their tiny size fool you: blueberries are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and other stuff your body craves.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, studies have shown that blueberries can help your body fight off cancer, aging, cancer, and damage to your DNA. Here’s how they do it:
- Antioxidants: Create a protective barrier around your cells to prevent damage
- Vitamin C: Boosts your immunity system
- Vitamin K: Promotes healthy blood clotting
- Manganese: Builds healthier bones and muscle strength
- Soluble fiber: Clean your gut to help cut down your cholesterol
Blueberry smoothie benefits
Blueberries provide a bunch of nutrients and are a great source of fiber, which can help you body do all of the following:
- Reduce cholesterol
- Lower risk of heart disease
- Manage blood sugar
- Reduce blood pressure
- Fortify various other body functions
What fruits go well with blueberries?
Blueberries are a super versatile fruit that go well with other types of berries and a variety of other fruits:
Blueberry Smoothie Recipes
A red, white, and blue shake with strawberry, banana, and blueberry layers. (via Tara’s Multicultural Table)
This recipe includes juice of a fresh lemon as well as lemon yogurt and kiwi too. (via The Beach House Kitchen)
This one’s got blackberries and cauliflower too. (via Eat with Clarity)
With Greek yogurt
With fresh blueberries and orange juice. (via Chocolates and Chai)
With chia seeds and broccoli for extra protein and fiber. (via Nourish Plate)
For weight loss
This high protein, fiber-rich smoothie is full of healthy fats but low in sugar with Greek yogurt, flax seed, almond nut butter, and basil. (via Eating Bird Food)
A cheesecake milkshake with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, and graham cracker crumbs. (via Just So Tasty)
The smoothie base includes an assortment of nuts: pecans, walnuts, cashews, and almonds. (via My Berry Forest)
This oatmeal breakfast smoothie includes matcha green tea as well. (via As Easy as Apple Pie)
With beets, apples, and coconut water. (via Tri-Wellness)
A vegan smoothie that has a shot of espresso. (via Marie Reginato)
Complete with pumpkin puree, molasses, and cinnamon. (via Danielle Omar)
Throw mixed berries (like strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and/or raspberries) and cherries together to make this sweet treat, topped with homemade coconut topping and orange zest. (via Healthy World Cuisine)
This breakfast smoothie has oats, almond, and honey. (via What the Fork)
With coconut milk
This Thai zinger smoothie includes ginger, lime, and a small jalapeno. (via Zen and Spice)
Can't go wrong with any of these smoothies with blueberries!