Recipe: Brainy Blueberry Smoothie

Brainy Blueberry Smoothie

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Makes one smoothie (approx. 10 oz.) Need a little brain boost? Don’t get blue; enjoy a healthy helping of blueberries, known for their phytochemical prowess and antioxidants, both thought to improve cognitive function. Combine with walnuts for their essential fatty acids and our easy-to-digest Redwood Hill Farm Plain Goat Milk Kefir for a thoughtful drink that will have you pondering (and answering) the meaning of life in no time.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Redwood Hill Farm Goat Milk Kefir plain
  • 1/2 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup blueberry, pomegranate, or orange juice unsweetened
  • 1/2 banana medium, fresh or frozen
  • 2 Tbs. walnuts (about 6 halves)
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes, adjust to reach desired consistency

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. PER SERVING: 256 CAL; 7G PROT; 12G TOTAL FAT (3G SAT. FAT); 34G CARB; 15MG CHOL; 90MG SOD; 3G FIBER; 22G SUGARS
  2. Bigger Boost: Add a teaspoon of lecithin per serving, a natural source of choline required by the body to support nervous system health, brain function, and heart and liver health.
  3. See our other kefir smoothie recipes, pictured above. "Pumpkin Pie in the Sky" and "Go-Go Greens"
  • Course: Beverage
  • Skill Level: Beginner