Wheatgrass Smoothie Recipe With Blueberry and Banana

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Enjoy an iced cold healthy wheatgrass smoothie recipe for breakfast, lunch, or as an after workout pick me up. Wheatgrass is considered a super-food and contains chlorophyll, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, calcium and magnesium.Not only is this wheatgrass smoothie healthy but it has a great taste too! @slimchefrecipes.com

I know what you’re thinking, wheatgrass? Trust me on this one, not only is it healthy but it really adds a unique, lemony flavor to your smoothies.

Overall this healthy wheatgrass smoothie recipe is fruity with a earthy plant-based taste but isn’t bitter or have a lingering aftertaste. You will be pleased to know that it is low in carbs and low in calories.

It contains almond milk and sweetened with a hint of coconut milk for flavor. The blueberries and banana are to be frozen to reduce the need for ice cubes.


Just fire up the blender and you’ll be enjoying this iced cold smoothie in no time!

Blueberries

Not only is this wheatgrass smoothie healthy but it has a great taste too! @slimchefrecipes.com
Blueberries are a wonderful source for vitamin K. They contain vitamin C, manganese, high levels of fiber and other antioxidants.

A study in 2012 of 93,000 women found that participants who ate three or more portions of blueberries and strawberries a week had a 32% lower risk of a heart attack compared with those who ate berries once a month or less.” – NHS Choices

Bananas

Not only is this wheatgrass smoothie healthy but it has a great taste too! @slimchefrecipes.com
If you are runner or weight lifter who experiences cramps, you may try eating bananas before your morning run or workout.

 

Conclusion

Not only is this wheatgrass smoothie healthy but it has a great taste too! @slimchefrecipes.com
The wheatgrass shot gives this smoothie a zesty lemon aftertaste that I absolutely love. You can purchase traditional wheatgrass or get it in powdered form.

The ginger root pairs well with the wheatgrass giving it a  nice pungent flavor. As a side benefit, it freshens your breath. ]

The flax-seed contains omega-3 fatty acids and is an excellent source of protein. It also gives this smoothie a bit more texture.

This wheatgrass smoothie recipe is perfect for anyone who is looking for a healthy breakfast designed to satisfy, reduce hunger, and replace meals. As a type 1 diabetic, I am always looking for low carb breakfast ideas. This wheatgrass smoothie is also a great post-workout snack.

Wheatgrass Smoothie Recipe With Blueberry and Banana

Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 3

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk unsweetened
  • 1 tbsp wheatgrass
  • 1 cup blueberries frozen
  • 1 medium banana frozen
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup flax-seed pre-soaked
  • 2 tsp chopped ginger root
  • 6 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Freeze a single banana and blueberries.

    Soak flax-seeds in 1 tbsp of water and allow to set for 1 hour

    Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

    Transfer to a glass container and add a straw for sipping.

    Enjoy! 


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