Blueberry Spinach Smoothie with Camu-Camu Powder


Makes 2 servings

Smoothie fans rejoice! This smoothie recipe manages to use some of the healthiest fruits, berries and vegetables and still taste great! The banana this recipe calls for gives this vegan blend its wonderful creamy texture, while the blueberries lend a ton of antioxidants and other health-giving compounds. Nutrient-packed baby spinach, vitamin C rich camu-camu powder and anti-inflammatory flaxseed oil are added to the mix to give it an extra health kick. In addition to being super-healthy, this blueberry spinach smoothie is also a cinch to make, and all the ingredients, with the exception of camu-camu powder, are readily available. Also camu-camu powder is increasingly available in stores, especially health food stores, but you can also buy organic camu-camu powder online.

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 ½ cup baby spinach
  • 1 ⅔ cup water (approx.)
  • ½ tsp camu camu powder
  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed oil

Directions

  • Peel and slice the banana. Rinse the frozen blueberries and baby spinach.
  • Add the water to a large-capacity blender, followed by the banana, blueberries, spinach, camu camu powder and flaxseed oil.
  • Blend until thoroughly combined, adding more water if the smoothie seems too thick. Enjoy!




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