Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe
Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe (Vegan + Delicious!)

Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

This healthy blueberry banana smoothie is just what you need as your mid-morning snack to boost your energy!

It is one of my favorite recipes to make in the Spring when the air is starting to warm up, and you need a refreshing smoothie in hand. 

Not only will this blueberry banana smoothie make a great snack, but it is also perfect for a quick healthy plant-based breakfast! I unquestionably love the convenience in the morning and enjoy how easy this Blueberry Banana Smoothie is to make. 

This recipe is full of antioxidants and gives you the nutrients you need to kick off your day. The kids love this recipe too! 

This delicious blueberry banana smoothie recipe will come together in under 10 minutes with minimal ingredients that you already likely have stocked up in your kitchen. 
Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

What you will need for this blueberry banana smoothie recipe…

Ingredients Required:

Kale or baby spinach

Frozen blueberries

Banana

Non-dairy milk

 Vegan yogurt (coconut yogurt is great)

Medjool dates, pitted

Flax seeds/hemp seeds/chia seeds as you wish

Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

This smoothie is perfect to make for breakfast!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: smoothie, smoothie recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 217kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Spinach destemmed and washed
  • 1 cup Frozen blueberries or berries of choice
  • 1 ripe Banana
  • ¾ cup Non-dairy
  • ½ cup Vegan Yogurt coconut yogurt is great
  • 2-3 medjool dates Pitted
  • 1 tbsp Flax seed or hempseeds/chia seeds as you wish

Instructions

  • Blend until smooth. Drink immediately.Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 473mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 1830IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 242mg | Iron: 2mg

 

Benefits of…

Blueberries 

  • Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits around! They are packed with healthy nutrients such as fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese. They are also busting with antioxidants to protect our bodies from free radicals. It also should be noted that blueberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels compared to other fruits and veggies. 

Kale 

  • Kale is a cruciferous vegetable and rich in nutrients! Kale’s nutritional profile includes a sound source of potassium, chlorophyll, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin K, and iron. Kale promotes bone and eye health. As well as helping aid digestion and improve skin, hair and nails. 

Spinach

  • This leafy green is delicious, and we try to include in our diet as much as possible due to its incredible nutritional value. Spinach is full of fiber as well as a beautiful abundance of vitamins and minerals. Spinach includes vitamin C, vitamin K, carotenoids, folic acid, iron and calcium. This leafy green is a staple in our household! 

Flax Seed

  • Flaxseed is an excellent source of omega-3! We love to include in baking, smoothies and oatmeal recipes. 1 tablespoon of flaxseed will give you a healthy dose of 1.3 grams of protein, fiber, B vitamins and, of course, omega-3 fatty acids! 
Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

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How to Juice Ginger for the Month!
How to Juice Ginger for the Entire Month!

How to Juice Ginger for the Month!

My secret weapon. My liquid gold to survive the chaos that is two toddlers who love to keep me on my toes every second of every day.

Ginger. Pure ginger baby.

You can probably already tell by our feed that I’m not the biggest fan of juicing. While I love to drink a fresh juice, I absolutely dread the dishes of my juicer. But…alas…I discovered a magical short cut to fresh juice each day without the bells and whistles. Ginger infused water ?

How to Juice Ginger for the Month!

Pick up an extra-large chunk of organic ginger, toss in the juicer and juice! Be sure to juice the entire chunk of ginger (I like to juice about 8 inches).

Grab a huge pitcher or 2 extra-large mason jars and fill them 90% with water. Squeeze in a lemon and lime and then 1 tsp – 3 tsp of ginger juice (depending on your taste). *I go with 1 tsp. You will have lots of ginger juice leftover from the bulk juice, so just pour that into tiny ice cube trays and save.

You will be set with your ginger for the entire month!!!

I drink a ginger juice a day (or even two depending) and it has helped me so much with my water intake in the heat and keeping my energy levels up without any crash. You can also add brown sugar, maple syrup or whatever else you like into the water mix. Have fun with it!

How to Juice Ginger for the Month!

Ginger Juicing in Bulk

My little trick for enjoying fresh ginger juice every single day without all the work!
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Course: Drinks, how to
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bulk, easy, juicing, quick
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 1kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Chunk of Ginger Juice as much as you wish!
  • Cucumber slices
  • Lemons
  • Water
  • Maple Syrup

Instructions

  • Set up your juicer and dice the ginger into small pieces to fit into the juicer without issue.
  • Juice as much ginger as you wish (this all depends on how much room you have in the freezer!).
  • Pour the ginger juice into ice cube trays and freeze.
  • When ready, add the ginger cube into a large pitcher of water and mix with a bit of maple syrup, a squeeze of lemon, a few cucumber slices and whatever else you wish!

Notes

**I highly recommend using small silicone ice cube trays like this one!
**This is our recommended juicer for the best juice 🙂 
Yes, you can absolutely juice ANYthing that you want and store in the ice trays for the future. 

Nutrition

Calories: 1kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g

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Beet Apple Ginger Juice
Must-Have Energizing Juices for a Productive Morning

My Must-Have Energizing Juices for a Productive, Healthy and Loving Morning

I have been craving juices like mad the past week and filled my body with gorgeous beets, apples, celery, parsley, lemon, ginger and carrots. I have always listened to my body when she speaks to me. When she wants a certain something or even requests it in my dreams. Last week I dreamed of drinking juices and bathing in lavender.
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I woke up and made it a point to grant the requests from my soul and, in return, she has gifted me with the most amazing amount of energy, beautiful uninterrupted sleep, and an all-around better mood. I am so thankful. Don’t forget to listen. To perk up your senses to what your body is telling you.

She never lies.

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Morning Beet Juice recipe
My Morning Beet Juice Recipe!

The Magical Beet Juice Recipe

This drink is not just beautiful to look at, it is stocked full of nutrients as well! One glass of this beet juice is full of antioxidants, rich in Vitamin C, and helps us to absorb Iron. Amazing, huh?! Take a look below at all the benefits of this drink and how to make one for yourself!

Morning Beet Juice recipe

Benefits of Beet Juice!

  • 100 grams of beetroot juice has 325 grams of potassium

  • It helps to manage your blood pressure! The nitrates in beets allow more oxygen to flow to your brain, heart, and muscles.

  • Glowing, beautiful skin! Beetroot juice acts a great blood purifier and is rich in Vitamin C.

  • Allows you to detox naturally! These beauties provide powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification properties. Beets act as a wonderful liver cleanser and flushes out toxins.

  • Energy and stamina! This juice is so great early morning or pre-workout because it helps to open the blood vessels and increase the flow of oxygen throughout the body. One of my favorite ways to wake up!

  • Great for the digestive tract!  Beetroot juice pulp is full of fiber (so don’t strain all of that good stuff out!) which helps regulate your digestive tract. Great for constipation relief! Tip: This is a great juice to have for an upset stomach!

Morning Beet Juice recipe

Morning Beet Juice

Energizing, Easy and Delicious
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy vegan pasta, energizing, nourishing, quick
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 175kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large beet Washed/Peeled/Diced
  • 2 medium-sized apples cored and diced
  • 5 carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 knob ginger this depends on your taste so please taste test before adding a lot! I like a big piece in my juice. Peel lightly  before adding to juice or smoothie machine

Instructions

  • If using a juicer, simply add all ingredients to juicer, strain (I like to keep the pulp in mine so I use a mesh-strainer but you can use a nut milk bag for zero pulp), mix and enjoy! Drink fresh for best nutrients.
  • If using a blender, add all ingredients and blend on high. You may need to add 1/4-1/2 cup water or apple juice to get the ball rolling. Once blended smooth, use a mesh-strainer or nut milk bag. Drink fresh for best nutrients!

Notes

p.s. if you enjoy this Beet Juice Recipe, you may also enjoy our favorite pear smoothie!

Nutrition

Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 816mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 25575IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg

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