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A decadent blueberry smoothie incorporating all the flavors of a classic blueberry crisp, including berries, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.
Our blueberry smoothie is probably one of my favorite treats. It’s loaded with all the flavor of a berry crisp. When we first shared it, back in March of 2017, I thought it would make an awesome breakfast drink.
Boy, was I wrong. Looking back, I realize that people probably shouldn’t start their day with something like this. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try it!
So, after you’ve enjoyed your veggie omelet and coffee, take a look at this decadent blueberry smoothie. You may have just found the perfect dessert. Shall we get started?
How to Make a Blueberry Smoothie:
When it comes to simplicity, it doesn’t get any easier than this smoothie. All you need is a blender or drink mixer and you are good to go.
In a blender combine the frozen blueberries, milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, almonds, brown sugar, and oats.
Use the pulse function and blend the mixture into a smooth, creamy drink. Take a look at the photo below. Your blueberry smoothie should look like ours in the picture.
Pour it into a glass and that’s it, the recipe is done. Kim and I hope you enjoy this decadent treat and wish you all the best 🙂
Decadent Blueberry Smoothie Tips:
- As far as we know, the recipe is already considered vegetarian. My understanding is that you can make this a vegan recipe by using either coconut or almond milk in place of the dairy milk.
- I do not recommend using fresh blueberries in this berry smoothie. Unless, you freeze them first. You need the fruit to be frozen; otherwise, you would have to add ice cream or frozen custard or yogurt. Since I feel the recipe has enough sugar as it is, using the frozen fruit is probably the better option.
- Blueberries aren’t the only fruit you can use. For example, frozen strawberries or peaches will also work well with the seasonings in the recipe. Don’t be afraid to experiment.
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Decadent Blueberry Smoothie
- 1 Cup Milk
- 1 Cup Blueberries
- 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- 1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 Tablespoon Almonds (sliced, optional)
- 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
- 1/4 Cup Old Fashioned Oats (or rolled oats)
- Combine all ingredients in a blender or drink mixer, blend until creamy and smooth.