Brainy Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

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Summary

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Need a little brain boost? Don’t get blue; enjoy a healthy helping of blueberries, known for their phytochemical prowess and antioxidants, both thought to improve cognitive function. Combine with walnuts for their essential fatty acids and our easy-to-digest Redwood Hill Farm Plain Goat Milk Kefir or lactose free Green Valley Organics Plain Kefir for for a thoughtful drink that will have you pondering (and answering) the meaning of life in no time.

Ingredients

 Redwood hill farm plain kefir/Green valley organics plain kefir1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Blueberries1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), frozen (blueberries)
 Juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (unsweetened blueberry, pomegranate, or orange)
 Banana1⁄2 Medium (fresh or frozen)
 Walnuts2 Tablespoon (about 6 halves)
 Ice cubes1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (adjust to reach desired consistency)
 Lecithin1 Teaspoon (a natural source of choline required by the body to support nervous system health, brain function, and heart and liver health.) (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 413 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.5%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.2 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.7%

Sugars 19.3 g

Protein 10 g19.4%

Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 3020.1%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
Bigger Boost: Add a teaspoon of lecithin per serving, a natural source of choline required by the body to support nervous system health, brain function, and heart and liver health.
PER SERVING: 256 CAL; 8G PROT; 10G TOTAL FAT (1G SAT. FAT); 39G CARB; 5MG CHOL; 47MG SOD; 5G FIBER; 26G SUGARS*
Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
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