Enjoy an iced cold healthy wheatgrass smoothie recipe for breakfast, lunch, or as a post-workout pick-me-up. Wheatgrass is considered a super-food and contains chlorophyll, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, calcium, and magnesium.
I know what you’re thinking… wheatgrass?
I know, I know… you’re not a buffalo. But 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 ice-cold smoothie that tastes like hopes and dreams in no time!
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
If you are runner or weight lifter who experiences cramps, you may try eating bananas before your morning run or workout.
Wheatgrass Smoothie Recipe With Blueberry and Banana
- 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
1) Freeze a single banana and blueberries. Soak flax-seeds in 1 tbsp of water and allow to set for 1 hour
2) Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
3) Transfer to a glass container and add a straw for sipping.
Wrapping it Up
As a type 1 diabetic, I am always looking for low carb breakfast ideas. This wheatgrass smoothie is also a great post-workout snack.
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 wheatgrass 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.