Hello Foodies! If you're looking for an easy and quick smoothie recipe, you've come to the right place. The blueberry smoothie that we're going to show you how to make today is not complicated at all, it's perfect to complement your breakfast or snack, and, moreover, these little fruits are loaded with properties and benefits for your health.
A perfect way to introduce fruit into your diet is through smoothie recipes. These always include the pulp of the fruit, where many of the properties are found, as well as milk or yogurt to make them thicker and creamier. This is one of the main differences between a smoothie and juice, as it is very common to confuse them.
Blueberries are considered a superfood. Their nutrients help us to improve and maintain the health of our sight. They are rich in vitamin A, which helps to decrease eye fatigue and improve dry eyes. They also stand out for their high fiber content, vitamins C, K, and manganese. They are antioxidants and help prevent urinary tract diseases.
The blueberry season in Spain runs from March to the end of September. The highest production of these fruits is found in Huelva and Asturias. Knowing this, it is worth paying attention to the origin and take the opportunity to buy local and seasonal fruit. In this way we can make sure to enjoy their flavor to the fullest, that they will be at their optimal ripeness, and also, it will be when they are cheaper.
Let's start with the blueberry smoothie recipe. Once made, remember that to be able to enjoy all the benefits we have previously mentioned, it is advisable to consume it as soon as possible.
Ingredients for Blueberry Smoothie for 1 person
- Blueberries - 150 gr.
- Banana - 1 unit
- Milk - 400 ml.
How to make the recipe Blueberry Smoothie
- We start by peeling the banana and chopping it into four, set aside. Then, we wash the blueberries well and then set it aside.
- In the blender jar, we put the chopped banana, the blueberries, and finally the milk.
- Close the blender and blend until all the ingredients are well integrated.
Notes and Tips
The milk to make this recipe can be animal or plant-based. Keep in mind that if you use, for example, whole cow's milk, the smoothie will be creamier. However, any milk or type of plant-based drink is valid, according to each one's taste.
It's a quick and very simple recipe, isn't it?
If you liked it, let us know through the comments and if you want, you can share it with your friends or family so that they can also enjoy this nutritious and healthy smoothie.
Remember that you can add other fruits, like we did in this other blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry smoothie.
Until next time Foodies!