Bottoms Up :: Blueberry & Ginger Smoothie

Blueberry, Almond & Ginger Smoothie | Camille Styles You should probably know that as I type this, my lips are smurf-blue… and it has nothing to do with the wintry temps outside and everything to do with the very tall glass of this blueberry & ginger smoothie I just downed. I’ve been doing my own modified (i.e. less hardcore) version of a detox the last couple of weeks, and part of that has been trying to incorporate an easily digestible liquid meal or two each day. Lunches have been warming soups like this coconut carrot one, and breakfasts have mainly been smoothies made of vegetables, berries and always some burst of spiciness from ginger or jalapeño. It’s been so fun to experiment with different flavor combos, and this one is a new favorite. It’s really light and clean-tasting, but has just enough sweetness to be a hit with even those among us who are skeptical of spinach in their smoothie. I’d love to hear all of your favorite smoothie combos in the comments, and let me know if you try this one… I swear that it’s totally worth the resulting smurf-lips! Keep reading for the recipe…

Blueberry, Almond & Ginger Smoothie | Camille Styles

Blueberry, Almond & Ginger Smoothie | Camille Styles

Blueberry, Almond & Ginger Smoothie

*serves 1

  • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries, preferably organic
  • handful of spinach or kale
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons coconut or goats milk yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons raw honey
  • 1/4 ice
  • fresh mint, for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a blender, and blend until very smooth. Pour into a glass, garnish with fresh mint and drink up!

 

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20 Responses to “Bottoms Up :: Blueberry & Ginger Smoothie”

  1. Molly {Dreams in HD}

    this looks absolutely delicious! i make smoothies {almost} every morning for breakfast so will be giving this one a try. i’m curious about the coconut/goats milk yogurt because i have actually never tried either!

    Molly {Dreams in HD}
    http://www.dreamsinhd.blogspot.com

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  2. Laura

    i’m trying to do a smoothie for breakfast every morning! Quick and easy ingredients is always what i’m after, so this is perfect!

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    • Leah

      It’s almond milk.

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  3. Giulia

    MIne is a mix of banana, seedless grapes, melon, strawberries, spinach, milled chia seeds, milled flax and coconut water. I make a double batch and put them in a bottle to take to work – fast and healthy breakfast for two days and I know that I’m getting my greens and vitamins.

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  4. Stephanie

    Can’t wait to try this. Where did you get that measuring cup? So cute!

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  5. hollithompson

    I love this recipe, it looks delicious, Camille. Smurf Smoothie!! XO

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  6. Sarah

    I’m making this tomorrow for breakfast!

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  7. Sandr

    Love smoothies I am always making smoothies for my family definitely going to try this one.
    I absolutely love honey, ginger I try to include it daily in my menu. I am having a cup of ginger tea right now! Thank you so much

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  8. Tristan

    Excellent taste! Although I added twice the blueberries because it turned out really runny and very pink. Love the ginger, it adds such a punch to an already delicious smoothie. I added greek yogurt (Oikos) just because that was what I had on hand and turned out well. All in all an excellent recipe, thanks!. Thumbs up from Canada eh!

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