Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies

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Hello lovely people, thank you for stopping by to read my blog. I really do appreciate each and everyone of you. So I thought I’d share my latest Summer cool down drink with you, my Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies. A fabulously tasty way of cooling and recharging your system.

Four glasses filled with ice cream and fruit based cooling, purple drink.

 

So, why Superfoods? Because blueberries are full of antioxidants and are known to be good for your nervous system and brain. While bananas are also high in Vitamin C, fibre and can help regulate blood sugar levels. And together they can also help with mood enhancement. Also, these fruits have many other positive affects on the body, especially when eaten raw, which is how they are in the Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies.

Four glasses filled with purple Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies.
Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies

 

If you’re craving something sweet, as I was and don’t want to dive into a tub of chocolate ice cream, then these refreshing drinks will fix that craving and do your body good at the same time. And yes, there is ice cream and whole milk in this recipe, you can totally switch this recipe up and use frozen low fat yoghurt and skimmed milk. While the bananas will still give the smoothie a creamy taste.

Three glasses filled with naturally coloured vivid purple blueberry banana superfood smoothies.
Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies

Keeping Things Sweet!

I was actually really surprised that these smoothies didn’t need extra sweetening, considering the amount of blueberries added. Sometimes blueberries can be a bit tart, but the sweetness of the bananas offsets this, creating the perfect balance. Although I have used frozen blueberries,  fresh are also good. Also, to keep the cold in the smoothie just break the bananas up, pop in a bag and freeze.

Using bought frozen fruits keeps the cost down and gives them a longer use-by date. Yet, I have raspberries growing in our garden and if we have loads I would definitely put them in smoothies. You do whatever works for you! We’re pretty chilled about things like that, bit like the smoothies!

Recipe : Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies

400g/14oz Frozen Blueberries – I buy mine from Waitrose most supermarkets sell frozen fruit.

3 Large Ripe Bananas

250ml Whole Milk

4 Large Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream – approx 1/2pint – 300ml

Method :

Making The Purple Smoothies

First of all, peel the bananas, break into pieces and add to the jug of a blender. Add the frozen blueberries, ice cream and milk.

Ingredients for a frozen fruit drink in a blender.
Time to whizz up all the Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies ingredients ina blender.

With the lid on securely pulse the blender until the liquid is a unified colour and no lumps remain.

Vivid purple blended cold drink in a blender.
Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies

And look at THAT colour! If the mixture is still too thick add more milk. Finally whizz up and then pour into tall glasses.

Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies ready to drink.

For the best flavour and nutrition make and drink this smoothie on the same day. Relax, chill out and know those Blueberries and Bananas are doing you good on the inside. And if you switch up the fruit combo be sure to let me know.

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Tall glasses filled with candy pink raspberry and banana ice cream smoothies.
Raspberry Banana Ice Cream Smoothies

Since homemade smoothies are so refreshing and you can also adapt the ingredients to what you have on hand. While a stash of frozen fruits will add even more variety to this delicious drink. And then add in ice cream for super hot days when everyone is struggling in the heat and you will have smiley faces all round!

So, whatever you are making, baking and creating in your kitchens, have fun preparing and sharing your feast.

Sammie xx

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Hi, I'm Sammie and I’m passionate about creating tasty recipes that you can make at home. Let me help you turn fear into fun with step by step instructions for making delicious feasts that you are proud to share.

4 thoughts on “Blueberry Banana Superfood Smoothies”

    1. Thank you Sarah, it is very refreshing. You could make it less filling by thinning down with milk and using less ice cream or bananas. Enjoy!

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