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Blueberry Smoothie ~ Whole Plant Protein

Get your daily dose of goodness with a blueberry smoothie rich in plant protein made using whole foods instead of expensive protein powders.  Anti-oxidant-rich, nutrient-dense ingredients help build, strengthen and support our immune and digestive systems.

  • Serves3 - 4 cups
  • Cooks in
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Immune Support

    Recipes have ingredients that support our immune system and help our bodies to fight bacterial and viral infections.  Foods high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals support our immune functions.  Food and herbs with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties help our bodies fight infection and support our immune response.

  • Omega 3
  • Whole Food Plant Based
  • Plant Protein

    Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients.  Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups blueberries - frozen | fresh
  • 1 ½ - 2 cups water | nut milk
  • 1 tbsp hemp heart seeds
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds - whole
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

Method

 

Blueberry Smoothie ~ Whole Plant Protein

 

ADD all ingredients into a blender jug and blend until smooth.  If it is too thick, add a little more water.

 

TASTE if you need sweetness; add apple sauce or banana first. Taste again, then add a little honey or maple if you really need it. 

Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

FROZEN BERRIES can be much cheaper and more sustainable with less packaging than fresh berries. Frozen berries retain all their nutrients picked at optimum freshness and quickly frozen.

 

ADD – SUPER SEED MIX is a great addition; it helps balance hormones and our bodies natural elimination + detoxification process. Blended smoothies are a great way to help aid our digestion & nutrient absorption process and balance our blood sugar.  

 

STORE Hemp and Flax in the fridge or freeze for optimum freshness and to best preserve their volatile oils and omegas.

 

BLENDER – a high-speed blender creates super-smooth textures & it’s like having a sous chef in your kitchen!  

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