Blueberry and Chia Seed Smoothie

This simple, nutritious smoothie tastes like summer and is delicious when made with fresh blueberries, but it can also be prepared well[ into the fall with any frozen berries. Famous for supporting endurance, chia seeds give an omega-3 boost, and also provide fiber and protein to keep sippers satisfied.]

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
10 min

Yield:
2 small smoothies
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 heaping tablespoon coconut butter or coconut oil
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • Raw honey
Directions
  • Place the chia seeds in a cup or jar, add 1/2 cup of the almond milk and stir thoroughly to combine. Set the mixture aside for 10 minutes, or refrigerate overnight or up to 4 days.

  • Transfer the mixture to a blender. Add the blueberries, vanilla, coconut butter and cinnamon, and blend until smooth, adding honey to taste.

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