In our house we call Smoothies “Soothies,” because the just make us feel great!!! This one is so yummy and Low-Fat that it can satisfy my Ben and Jerry’s cravings. My kids love this drink.

Did you know that Native Americans called the Blueberry the Star Berry for the 5 point blossom shape? I read that the anthocyaninin in blueberries is good for eyesight….so maybe after drinking this I’ll be able to find my reading glasses;) Speaking of glasses, these vintage 50’s gold leaf starburst glasses are part of my retro dishware collection. I love collecting. My son calls it hoarding;)!!!!
Tip: You could add Fax Seeds or Vanilla Protein Powder to this Smoothie
Budget Friendly Tip: When we have extra fresh berries that aren’t going to be used quickly, I portion them into freezer bags and save them for future smoothies.

Blueberry, Banana, Greek Yogurt and Almond Milk Smoothie

Rating: 5

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 50 ounces

Serving Size: 10 ounces

Calories per serving: 71

Fat per serving: 16 cal fat, total fat 1.8g, sat fat 0.6g

Good Points: low in cholesterol, high in calcium, high in vitamin E
Bad Points: very high in natural sugar
Nutrition Facts: 71 calories, 16 calories from fat, total fat 1.8g, saturated fat 0.6g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 2mg, sodium 65mg, total carbohydrates 10.8g, dietary fiber 1.4g, sugars 6.7g, protein 4.1g, vitamin A 4%, vitamin C 7%, calcium 9%, iron 1% (based on a 2000 calorie diet)

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup of blueberries, fresh or frozen (Star Berries)
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 cups of almond milk
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Fill container to 2″ bellow the top with ice.

Instructions

  1. Zap it in the Vita-Mix for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Garnish with a few blueberries
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