This blueberry apple smoothie is not only healthy but it tastes just great. An amazingly refreshing wakeup call in the morning or maybe as a lively pick me up during the day.
Whatever your preference for when you like to have your smoothie, this blueberry apple smoothie gives you a good shot of vitamin C, adds to your daily fibre requirements and contains valuable antioxidants.
We all know we should be eating lots more fruit and vegetables than we do. But it’s not easy is it? We’re told on a daily basis about the health benefits of eating as much, or at least 5 portions (some nutritionists promote 7) per day.
Studies show, and indeed if you go by the Mediterranean diet, that I love, there is definitely truth and evidence to show that adopting such a lifestyle help to lower the level and risk of heart disease and cancer.
This blueberry apple smoothie can also help to get you there.
The baobab powder in this blueberry apple smoothie (which you should be able to find in your local health food store) adds an additional 12 minerals and vitamins including calcium, iron, manganese and potassium.
You can read about why you need those vital elements on a daily basis vitamins and minerals.
If you’re not eating enough fruit and vegetables daily, to get your daily vitamin and mineral requirements, adding a teaspoon of this superfood powder can help.
However, leaving it out will not change the delicious taste of the smoothie, it will only lower the nutritional content.
So anyway, hello, how was your weekend?
If you’re a regular blog followers, you may well be reading this thinking, is it Tuesday? ❓ Well no, sorry it’s not!
Yeah, I know I normally post my recipes and general ramblings on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s but I thought I might run with posting Monday’s and Thursday’s for a while to see how it goes.
It means there’s more days in between for me to write them, if you see what I mean. Plus it means you got this blueberry apple smoothie recipe earlier, doesn’t it? 😉
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Blueberry Apple Smoothie Recipe
And if you enjoyed this blueberry apple smoothie be sure to head on over and try out my popular raspberry and pear smoothie!
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
- 300 g blueberries
- 225 ml apple juice
- 120 ml vanilla yogurt 0% fat
- 4 ice cubes
- 50 g raspberries
- 1 tsp baobab powder optional
- Place all the ingredients into your blender / smoothie maker and blend until smooth
- Best served chilled