If you are looking to improve the nutrition in your diet and feel energized all year long, look no further than this Blueberry Dream Smoothie from our friend, Author and Registered Dietitian, Lori Zanini. We are obsessed with the quick energy it provides while giving us tons of antioxidants from the greens, cinnamon, and blueberries. 
Simple tip: go with the wild blueberries found in the frozen food isle; they actually have MORE antioxidants than regular blueberries!
For more healthy recipes from Lori, check out her website: lorizanini.com


Blueberry Dream Smoothie

Serves 2 / Prep Time: 5 minutes

1 cup frozen wild blueberries

½ banana, cut into a few pieces

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

¼ cup plain unsweetened lowfat yogurt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Handful of baby greens (spinach, arugula, salad greens)

3 or 4 ice cubes

Optional Add Ins or Toppings: 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flaxseeds, 2 tsp unsweetened coconut flakes, 2 tsp cacao nibs, 2-3 whole blackberries, 2-3 mint leaves

Layer the ingredients in the blender in the order they are listed. Process until smooth and serve immediately.


Nutrition Info (1½ cups)

Calories: 136; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 121mg; Carbs: 21g; Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 4g
January 23, 2017 — Bobbi Haas
Tags: food wellness