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Blueberries make a healthy and versatile ingredient. They contain powerful antioxidants, which have been linked to improved cardiovascular health. The berries also pack in fiber to aid the digestive tract and vitamin C for an immune system boost—all in one easily consumed package.
This recipe blends blueberries with almonds for flavor as well as extra nutrients. Almonds contain vitamin E, another antioxidant. Add a scoop of whey powder for protein.
Blueberry-Almond Smoothie Recipe
1 cup blueberries
1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 Tbsp. almond butter
Salt, to taste
1 tsp. honey
1 Tbsp. whey powder (optional)
1–2 drops almond extract
2 ice cubes
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
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