Blueberry Smoothie with Sarah Graham

Feeling a bit blue? We're 110% sure that Sarah Graham’s Blueberry Smoothie will cheer you up! 

Ingredients to make a Healthy Blueberry Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 frozen banana 
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds 
  • 1 Tbsp of your favourite collagen or plant based protein powder 
  • 1 tsp nut butter 
  • 1/2 cup plant based milk and a splash of water

 

       

      Directions to make a Healthy Blueberry Smoothie

      • Freeze your blueberries and banana the night before
      • Add all your tasty ingredients into your 400ml Vitamer
      • Blend together until you reach a smooth consistency
      • Pour into a glass

        

         

        Health Benefits of Blueberries

        Besides them being incredibly tasty, blueberries have multiple health benefits. According to Healthline's leading dietician, Ms Joe Leech, blueberries have a minimum of 10 proven health benefits. Tasty and healthy, what a bonus, right?

        1. They are low in calories but high in nutrients
          • Fiber: 4 grams
          • Vitamin C: 24% of the RDI
          • Vitamin K: 36% of the RDI
          • Manganese: 25% of the RDI
          • One cup of blueberries only contains 84 calories.
        2. Are the king of antioxidant food.
        3. Help reduce DNA damage, meaning they could protect against ageing and cancer.
        4. Protect cholesterol in your blood from becoming damaged.
        5. May lower blood pressure.
        6. Could help prevent heart disease.
        7. Can help maintain brain function and memory. 
        8. Anthocyanins in blueberries may have anti-diabetes effects. 
        9. May help tight urinary tract infections. 
        10. Are said to reduce muscle damage after strenuous exercise

         

        The above are only a couple of the health benefits of blueberries. Please feel free to have a look at the following pages that we have linked below to read up on more benefits:

         

        *This recipe will work perfectly with a 350ml380ml400ml and 500ml Vitamer.

        *A 400ml Vitamer was used to make this recipe.

        *Please note that quantities may change depending on your model.

        *This recipe is a guide, not advice. 

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