Blueberry Hemp Smoothie

Blueberry Hemp Smoothie
Staff Writer
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Hemp, or Cannabis sativa, has been part of nutritional therapies since 2300 B.C. Similar to flax, it is a high-protein seed that contains all nine essential amino acids, and is rich in fatty acids, fiber, and vitamin E. Due to its balanced ratio of omega-3 to six fatty acids and its high GLA (gamma-linoleic acid) content, hemp seed and oil can help stimulate immunity, balance the endocrine system, and support healthy skin and hair.

1
Servings
455
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Teaspoon each cinnamon and cardamom
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Tablespoons hemp oil
  • 1/2 can unsweetened, full-fat organic coconut milk
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup blueberries

Directions

Place all of the ingredients in a blender and combine. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
44%
Sugar
41g
46%
Saturated Fat
26g
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
45g
35%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
5µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
10mg
1%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
21mg
3%
Sodium, Na
6mg
0%
Water
159g
6%

Blueberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blueberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.