Blueberry Acai Smoothie only requires 4 ingredients and is the perfect vegan breakfast recipe! So easy to make and perfect for a quick meal on the go. #vegan #vegetarian #cleaneating #glutenfree #smoothie #healthy - mindfulavocado


This blueberry acai smoothie recipe is so easy to make and the perfect healthy breakfast recipe! Naturally vegan, low carb, and detoxing! #vegan #vegetarian #cleaneating #glutenfree #smoothie #healthy - mindfulavocado

A smoothie recipe that only requires four ingredients? Sign me up! Add greens or protein powder for an upgrade, but this simple blueberry acai smoothie recipe is so quick and easy to whip up and tastes delicious!

blueberry acai smoothie with blueberries on wooden board on light blue background

Smoothies are everything, literally.

I drink them all the time. I’m surprised my blender hasn’t given up on me considering how much I use it. I love how easy it is to make a healthy meal and how delicious they can taste.

Not going to lie, most of the time my smoothies look a lot like mud, but I say if yours aren’t the same you’re doing it wrong! Smoothies are a great way to get a serving of fruits and vegetable at the start of the day.

 

blueberries, banana, almond milk, and acai powder with white napkin on light blue background

What is acai?

Acai is known as a superfood berry that is native to the Amazon. It contains lots of health benefits and can be found in the states in either powdered form or frozen single serving packs.

Where to buy acai

Acai can be purchased in a frozen pack or powder form. Both options work great, but I like the powdered form because it packs more of an acai flavor. The acai puree, or frozen packs, will yield a thicker smoothie, but if you use frozen bananas and frozen blueberries this will make your smoothie thick as well!

Note: Some acai packets are sweetened, so if you are watching your sugar, make sure to check out the nutrition label!

blueberry acai smoothie in blender

Benefits of acai

Acai is a berry that is native to South America and it is now known in the U.S mainstream health world as a “superfood” Acai contains a ton of antioxidants for starters, but it’s great for clean skin, digestion, as well as weight loss.

pouring blueberry acai smoothi in glass on light blue background

Acai powder can be used in fresh acai bowls and smoothies alike! Acai bowls are topped with fresh fruit, granola, and a drizzle of honey (optional) and are a healthy plant-based breakfast.

When I don’t have time to make an acai bowl (let’s be real, most mornings), I opt-in for the smoothie recipe. Simply throw all the ingredients in the blender for an easy breakfast on the go!

Time Saving Tip: Premeasure your ingredients (minus the liquid) in mason jars and store in the freezer. Simply blend when ready to eat!

blueberry acai smoothie on wooden board with blueberries and white napkin

Tips to give this smoothie an upgrade:

  • Add spinach, kale, or any greens to get a dose of vegetables in for breakfast. Nearly 99% of my smoothies contain some type of leafy green!
  • Use strawberries, raspberries, or a combination of all the berries for a tasty flavor
  • Don’t like bananas? Well, first come talk to me to see how we can change your mind on that, BUT try substituting half an avocado in the smoothie! This will give a creamy texture without banana
  • Add protein powder to make this recipe a complete and filling meal

hand holding blueberry acai amoothie on wooden board with blueberries

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Simple Blueberry Acai Smoothie

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This simple blueberry acai smoothie is so easy to make and only requires 4 ingredients. Simply toss all your ingredients into a blender to make this fool-proof recipe. This thick and creamy smoothie is a healthy way to kickstart your day!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Gluten Free, Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword detox smoothie recipe, healthy blueberry smoothie, smoothie to lose weight
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 227kcal
Author Amanda

Ingredients

  • 1 banana frozen
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 2 Tablespoons acai powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

Tools:

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into glasses and enjoy

Notes

  • Add all ingredients (minus the almond milk) in mason jars and put in the freezer to save time on prep work!
  • You can use acai puree instead, I would just reduce the amount of almond milk to 1/4 cup and add more liquid if necessary
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1smoothie | Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 4.1g | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 629mg | Fiber: 7.1g | Sugar: 28.8g | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2.9mg

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