Blackberry Smoothie Recipe

Blackberry Smoothie Recipe
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High in selenium and fiber, this superfruit contains polyphenols and anthocyanin, which have been noted to prevent cancer and heart disease.

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2
Servings
147
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 banana, peeled and coarsely chopped

Directions

In a blender, combine all ingredients until well incorporated.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
27g
30%
Carbohydrate, by difference
30g
23%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
132µg
19%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Vitamin E, added
6mg
40%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
7µg
8%
Calcium, Ca
387mg
39%
Choline, total
7mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Fluoride, F
138µg
5%
Folate, total
16µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
33mg
10%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Phosphorus, P
45mg
6%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
144mg
10%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
215g
8%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Blackberry Shopping Tip

Sharon Tyler Herbst of The Food Lover's Companion says to “look for plump, deep-colored berries sans hull.”

Blackberry Cooking Tip

Blackberries are best kept in a single layer in the refrigerator and should be used within 1-2 days of purchase.