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Antioxidant-Packed Berry Smoothie with Camu-Camu Powder

Makes 2 servings

Frozen berries are the perfect base for any smoothie: Commercially frozen berries are flash-frozen at their peak ripeness to preserve antioxidants and nutrients; they are available year round; and finally, they are crucial to achieving that thick, frosty smoothie texture. Here, we pair antioxidant-rich frozen blueberries and strawberries with nutritious almond milk and a sweet banana to create a luscious concoction that's sure to please your taste buds. Vitamin C rich camu-camu powder is added to the mix to give it an extra health kick. Camu-camu powder is available at many health food stores, but you can also buy organic camu-camu powder online. The online retailer Amazon, for example, sells certified organic camu-camu powder here ( for US shoppers) and here ( for UK shoppers).

Antioxidant-Rich Berry Smoothie


  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen strawberry slices
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ tsp camu camu powder
  • Water, as needed


  • Rinse the frozen blueberries and strawberry slices and let them thaw in a glass bowl for at least 10 minutes. Meanwhile, peel and slice the banana, and put it in a high-powered blender.
  • Add the almond milk to the blender, followed by the camu camu powder and thawed berries, along with any juice left in the glass bowl.
  • Blend until thoroughly combined, turning off the blender and pushing down on the ingredients with a spatula as needed to help the blending process.
  • Check the consistency. If the smoothie is too thick, add more water, and blend for a few more seconds.
  • Pour equally into two glasses, and serve immediately.

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