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My Favourite Superfood Smoothie

16
Apr

01 superfood shake

Hey guys! This week it’s all about fruit…I can’t wait to share with you some fruiti-licious delights with you!

Starting with my new favourite smoothie…

Which is LOADED with amazing superfoods…essentially, I think this is what superheros drink every day. I had this after a killer cardio workout and this drink was awesome for recovery. It’s also vegan.

It’s got all this delicious goodness in there…

05 superfoods

…So to feel awesome like a superhero, drink this for breakfast!

02 superfood shake

Charissa’s Favourite Superfood Smoothie

  1. ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
  2. ½ cup organic, wild blueberries, frozen
  3. 1/3 cup organic strawberries, frozen
  4. ½ avocado
  5. 1 tsp. organic flaxseed
  6. 1 handful organic spinach
  7. 100g berry yogurt (1 small container)
  8. 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  9. 1 scoop Vega Sports Protein*
  10. 1 scoop greens superfood
  11. 4 ice cubes

*Or whatever protein powder you like using.

Blend all that superhuman goodness up and enjoy!

03 superfood shake

04 superfood shake

I love using Vega Sport protein powder and totally recommend it. So far, it’s my favourite protein powder – as far as nutrition and taste. The only thing I don’t like about it…is it’s very expensive. However, you’re getting REAL nutrition, superfoods, and even greens in this vegan protein powder…not just protein.

Vega 01

Sadly, I’m almost out of it (sniff). On the happy side, the folks from Vega sent me some samples to try their new Vega One, so sometime this week I’ll do a review and give you a recipe!

So now I’m going to get a protein shake together and grab my flip-flops, because I’m off to the beach to play volleyball with friends. Yes! Volleyball makes my world go round!

What’s your favourite superfood to put in smoothies? Are you familiar with Vega?

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16 Responses to “My Favourite Superfood Smoothie”

  1. Lindsey

    LOVE vega! It is my favorite protein. Everyone raved about Sunwarrior so I bought it this past time instead and I find it has a chalky texture compared to vega, so I will probably go back to vega. Love the vanilla bean flavor.
    My favorite superfood in smoothies is spinach for sure! I have been looking for a smoothie recipe with avocado in it (trying to increase my healthy fats) so I will try this one soon!

  2. Kelly

    I love vega!

  3. Alyssa @ Fit and Fun in Third

    This looks amazing and so healthy!!! Perfect :)

  4. Yellow Haired Girl

    This looks so delicious! I think I’d be more inclined to drink it in a fancy glass like that one, too :)

  5. shannonmarie (rawdorable)

    I’m a huge fan of Vega products and the recipes in Brendan Brazier’s books. This smoothie is so up my alley. I will have to try it.

  6. Samantha

    I want to be a super hero!!! I’ve been looking for a good protein powder so I’ll have to check out Vega.

  7. Sarah

    You will LOVE Vega One. It is really fabulous… taste/nutrition wise. I just love Vega all around haha have you had the Vega Sports Protein bars??? I call them crack bars. So ridiculously delicious.

  8. Kristen @ notsodomesticated

    Wow, this sounds great! I’ve never thought to use avocado in a smoothie before!

  9. Emilia

    Wow, this looks delicious! Sometimes I don’t feel too full after eating a smoothie, but this one sounds super filling. I’ve never tried vega protein powder, though I have seen it around quite a bit. Might try some out next time I run out of protein powder. :)

  10. Alyssa (www.factsandflax.wordpress.com)

    Avocado in a smoothie? Interesting! Does it change the flavor?

  11. Charissa

    Alyssa~ Avocado is so mild and takes on the taste of whatever you blend it with…but it does make the shake more creamy! I love getting my healthy fats in with a smoothie.

  12. Natasha

    Just made this! It was SOO good. I’m dairy-free, so replaced the yoghurt with 1/2 banana for thickness and it turned out great. I also added sacha inchi seeds on top!

  13. Heather Williams

    What a great list of low sugar smoothies! This is a great post!:) I make low sugar smoothies myself and don’t tolerate high levels of sugar at all, so I loved this list. I also saw some of my favorites from other blogs on your list too!:) I have several on my website as well if you ever feel like trying new ones out:) http://www.soulfulspoon.com
    Cheers!:)
    Heather

  14. Jelena

    Hi,

    What is “1 scoop greens superfood”…?

  15. Charissa

    Jelena – It can be any green superfood – I like spirulina best…but you could use barley greens, spinach, or any superfood you like…or just leave it out! :)

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