Breakfast Banana Blueberry Smoothie
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My husband is simply enamored by the fact that you can’t see or taste the spinach in this beautiful purple smoothie. Trust me, not even your green-hating kids will know it’s in there.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 big smoothie or 2 small ones
  • 1 very ripe banana, broken into chunks
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ to 1 cup unsweetened plain or vanilla dairy-free milk beverage
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen baby spinach leaves (optional, but do try!)
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, to taste (optional)
  • ½ cup ice (optional)
  • Honey, agave nectar, or stevia, to taste (optional)
  1. Put the banana, frozen blueberries, ½ cup milk beverage, spinach, seed meal or seeds, and cinnamon (if using) in your blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.
  2. For a thinner smoothie, blend in up to ½ cup more milk beverage. For a frostier treat, blend in the ice.
  3. Taste test and blend in sweetener, if desired.
  4. Pour into 1 or 2 glasses to serve immediately.
Protein Power: For some extra protein, add 1 tablespoon of nut or seed butter or 2 tablespoons of your favorite dairy-free protein powder.

This recipe is adapted from my flagship book, Go Dairy Free: The Ultimate Guide and Cookbook.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: whole recipe Calories: 260 Fat: 5.8g Saturated fat: .7g Carbohydrates: 52.5g Sugar: 29g (0g added) Fiber: 9.9g Protein: 4.9g
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at