Very Berry Protein Power Smoothie

Very Berry Protein Power Smoothie

This fruity, zesty, moreish smoothie is sure to give you some much-needed oomph in the morning, without the need for caffeine! It is packed with phytonutrients, protein, fiber, and vitamins, meaning it’s not only a healthy way to begin your day – but it will also keep you going until lunch. 

We hand-picked the best all-natural, plant-based ingredients in this smoothie to give you a boost without the need for caffeine, as well as other health benefits to kick-start your metabolism. What’s more, this smoothie packs in 10g of protein, without even really trying!

Berries, especially blueberries, are prized by nutritionists and athletes alike for their antioxidant properties that help to maintain brain function, fight inflammation, and prevent heart disease. These little wonder-fruits are also a great source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese, all of which help to keep your immune system in top condition. 

Many nutritionists recommend oats as the ideal breakfast, and for good reason. As well as being cheap and quick to prepare, they are packed with fiber, protein, and slow-release complex carbohydrates that provide energy for hours. Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties – plus it will make the smoothie an amazing, vibrant color! 

Our brand-new Mixed Berry flavor of Daily Boost goes perfectly with this smoothie. With 9mg per serving of Performance CBD from full-spectrum, vapor extracted hemp oil, Daily Boost helps to works with the body to promote harmony, focus, balance, and well-being, making it a great way to start the day. 

The best bit about this smoothie is that it is customizable: make it sweeter or more tart, according to your preference. Sub in your favorite berries, or whatever is in season. If you like a thicker smoothie, or you’re looking to add a bit more protein, we’ve included some plant-based options to add more body to the smoothie too. 

Makes 1 serving

  • ½ cup of your favorite milk (we prefer plant-based options like coconut, almond or oat!)
  • ½ cup mixed berries (blackberries, blueberries, wild blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, etc) – fresh or frozen 
  • ¼ cup steel cut oats
  • 3 pumps PurePower Daily Boost – Mixed Berry flavor
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric

If you have a sweet tooth:

  • 1tsp agave syrup, to taste
  • a few drops of vanilla extract 

If you prefer a thicker smoothie:

  • 1tbsp silken tofu OR
  • 1tbsp chia seeds OR
  • ½ avocado 

Technique:  

  1. Layer all the ingredients in a blender or smoothie-maker, starting with the softest (the plant milk) and going to the hardest (the berries). This helps everything to blend easily. 
  2. Serve and enjoy! 

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