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
79
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4.4%
Protein
2g
4%
Carbs
12g
4%
Vitamin A
5µg
1%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
7.7%
Vitamin C
10mg
17%
Vitamin E
6mg
31%
Vitamin K
7µg
9%
Calcium
485mg
48%
Fiber
5g
22%
Folate (food)
25µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
25µg
6%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
32mg
8%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.6mg
3%
Phosphorus
121mg
17%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
323mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.5%
Sodium
171mg
7%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
10.7%
Zinc
0.4mg
2.7%