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Simple Steps to Make a Blueberry Smoothie

Simple Steps to Make a Healthfully Yummy Blueberry Smoothie

Smoothies can get yummy with a splash of blueberries. Here are some recipes that give you simple steps to make a blueberry smoothie. Dive in ...
Dhanashree Patane
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018
Food gets more interesting when added to the platter in zing and newness. Kids may get picky sometimes, when it comes to nutrition and fruits (for that sake it can be some adults too!) At such times, making a delicious smoothie with fruit and other yummy, yet healthy, ingredients can be helpful. You can enjoy a drink, but that which is filled with nutrients! We will learn about blueberry smoothie recipe in this article. As we know blueberries are yummy berries, but they do offer various health benefits. These powerhouses of antioxidants can add a lot of nutrients to your smoothies. Blueberries contain certain phytochemicals that keep the cells healthy and prevent damage. Apart from these they also have fiber, minerals and vitamins that give you a healthy body. Another fact about blueberries is that though they are packed with nutrients and a yummy taste, the calorie content in blueberries is low. So we have more than a reason to indulge in a delicious blueberry smoothie.
Easy Steps to Make Blueberry Smoothies
To make the menu a little more interesting, we have compiled three recipes of this amazing drink. Now you have a variety to choose from, depending on the ingredients. Don't worry, each of these recipes are extremely easy. With all the ingredients available, you can blend a smoothie for two, in a couple of minutes.
▶ Blueberry and Yogurt Smoothie
This is a simple recipe and the most basic with the least ingredients. Perfect for a quick evening drink, when hunger knocks!
Ingredients :-
  • Frozen blueberries - 1 cup
  • Flavored yogurt - ½ cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Sugar/ Honey - 1 tbsp (or as required)
Simply tumble the berries and all the other ingredients in the blender. Blend until the consistency is just smooth and creamy. Pour in a glass, if you add some ice cubes, to make a chilling drink. For a dollop of sinful taste, you can also add some whipped cream on top!
▶ Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Looking for easy ways on how to make a blueberry smoothie without yogurt? The following recipe is just the right pick for a no yogurt smoothie with blueberries.
Ingredients :
  • Wild blueberries - ¾ cup
  • Sliced Banana - ¼ cup
  • Honey/sugar - ½ tbsp
  • Ice cubes - 2 (optional)
Put all the ingredients in the blender and run it on high speed till smooth. This may have a thick consistency, but we already have ice cubes in the mixture, that should give a slightly thin consistency. But if you do not want ice in the smoothie, you can add a few spoonfuls of soy milk or regular milk, to get a good texture.
▶ Blueberry and Orange Punch Smoothie
To add more zing and flavor to your smoothie, let us combine some more healthy yet yummy ingredients to the recipe. A little with orange and lime juice is suggested in this smoothie recipe.
Ingredients :
  • Blueberries - 1 cup
  • Flavored yogurt (vanilla or even berry yogurt) - ½ cup
  • Orange/Apple juice - 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract - ½ teaspoon
  • Ice cubes - 2 to 3
  • lemon juice - ½ tbsp (optional)
Dump all the ingredients in the blender. Run the blender till desired consistency and serve in a glass with a lemon or orange slice fixed on the edge!
You can also make blueberry punch with blending strawberries and peaches, and other fruits with blueberries. Once you learn to balance the taste with different ingredients, you can easily experiment with blueberry smoothies. Everyday ingredients like fresh cream, yogurt, juices and even soy milk can be added to make a yummy delight! So blend a few berries with power packed ingredients and make a delicious and nutritious smoothie to sip on!
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